Professor Lockhart

Ask Lockhart: or How I can solve all your problems with my magic wand. (Part three)

I professor Lockhart am here to solve all your magical problems with a swift application of magical me! Today’s letter is from a young man worried about his blood status and the terrible creature roaming the school. Dear Professor Lockhart, I am so scared that I’m going to be attacked by Slytherin’s monster. I’ve got […]

Hogwarts Express

  The Hogwarts Express is used by all Hogwarts students to arrive at Hogwarts. It is a kidnapped muggle steam engine, stolen in the 1800’s from Crewe to solve the problem of unobtrusively transporting hundreds of students to the school. There was initial resistance from pure-blood families against using a Muggle-built device for wizard transportation […]

All of the useful things Ron has ever done.

  Ok, time to get topical. I’m sure you’ve all seen this story about why Hermione shouldn’t have married Ron and maybe you remember this one as well, where JK Rowling talks about killing off Ron. I’ll be honest Ron has never been my favorite member of the Harry Potter cast. He sulks, he’s occasionally mean […]

JK Rowling

Harry Potter Name Origins

I know that J.K.Rowling puts a lot of thought into the names she gives her characters. Sometimes this is relatively obvious, for example Sirius is names after the dog star. However, some of them are a little harder to catch, and here at Potterflaws we are all about the details so here is a list […]

It’s the Harry Potter Christmas Quiz! (Books 1 – 3)

 Q1) How many Christmases does Harry spend at Hogwarts? a) Three b) Four c) Five Q2) Which of these does not decorate the Great Hall in the Order of the Pheonix? a) Golden bubbles b) Tiny icicles c) Shining stars Q3)  Harry’s first Weasley jumper is: a) Emerald green b) Blue with a yellow ‘H’ c) […]

Ask Lockhart or How I can solve all your problems with my magic wand.

I professor Lockhart am here to solve all your magical problems with a swift application of magical me! Today’s letter is from a young man concerned about the qualifications of his teacher. Q. Dear Professor Lockhart, I have a terrible teacher. He’s an arrogant idiot and he’s even brought wild animals into the classroom, I […]

The Chamber’s Secrets

1) “There is one major exception to the general magical aversion to Muggle technology, and that is the car (and, to a lesser extent, motorbikes and trains). Prior to the introduction of the International Statute of Secrecy, wizards and Muggles used the same kind of everyday transport: horse-drawn carts and sailing ships among them. The […]