Harry Potter

Getting a bit philosophical

Bad-ass Excel formulas that will help you save the world

I once tried to chat up a guy in a bar using my favourite Excel formula. He shockingly didn’t take the bait. I wasn’t too cut up about it, I figured if he were the guy for me his eyes would have lit up the moment I said VLOOKUP. He would be in my bed […]

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Things to do in London

Farringdon: the dream holiday destination

I am afraid of flying and anxious about travel in general, a winning combination. After a month of long weeks at work I really wanted a holiday, but without the miasma of stress that came with it. What is a girl to do? Apparently the answer is go to Farringdon. It’s a decidedly odd feeling […]

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Things to do in London

Christmas at the Harry Potter Studio Tour London

I am an out and proud Ravenclaw; total nerd, sassy as fuck and rather partial to a diamond encrusted diadem. I am also a Christmas lover, that annoying person who listens to Cowboys Christmas Ball ..on repeat.. in July. This combination meant that visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour today when it has JUST been decked out in […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

I think I missed the book where Harry Potter was a cripple

The last in the series of ‘seeing famous people in real life’ plays was seeing Daniel Radcliffe in The Cripple of Inishmaan. It was challenging from the offset – the entire play is set on a remote Irish island and has the thick Irish accents to match. I’m normally quite good with accents, but this […]

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Travel

The end of the adventure (and seeing Harry Potter’s house)

The rest of the tour was spent exploring the picturesque villages of Lacock and Castle Combe. After being in London for over a year, it was nice to finally see these village things that everyone talks about! Although I think the two that we saw were so beautiful that they may have spoiled me forever […]

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