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Petunia’s Invitation

Today’s no-sleep, full-bladder, empty-stomach adventure into Töölö for injection-of-contrast-material and computer-scanning actually went a lot faster than expected and I got to work only slightly later than usual. Unfortunately that made it sort of pointless for the hospital to give … Continue reading

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Petunia’s Letter

So. This is a bit out there, but bear with me. A good friend of mine, a most excellent former colleague and esteemed sister of the Technical Writing world, has taken the plunge into publication, at least in the sense … Continue reading

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Interlude: Fantastic Age-Limits and Where To Stick Them

Day 79. 161 pages, 58,131 words. I was a bit stressed out earlier this week. I was worried, with reasonable justification, that I would not get to go and see Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with my firstborn, … Continue reading

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Wednesday II: Return of the Killer Wednesday

Actually, since Aaron wanted to be a wisenheimer, I actually wrote this today: https://creators.co/@Edpool/4128879 Since I apparently need to write a whole new article for each new Academy class, I’ll repost the links to them here as bonus material. *raspberry*

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Here’s a thought

Day 27. 161 pages, 58,131 words. Okay, Dolores Umbrage may not have been raped in the Harry Potter series, but you know who was? Voldemort’s dad. I know, this isn’t really news, but maybe everything is more twitchy now than … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Again)

Day 14. 0 pages, 0 words. I reviewed this nine years ago, when we saw it at the cinema. Watched it again with Wump last night, and it was as un-gripping as I remember. Wump was underwhelmed. Huge book, lots … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Day 9. 0 pages, 0 words. I just finished reading this to Wump last night, and I have to say I’d forgotten quite a lot of what happened in there. It was … pretty heavy stuff. Here’s a couple of … Continue reading

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Daily chuckle

Another quick and simple one today, as Internet Debating and Harry Potter meld together in my head. There were a couple of these already floating around online (because the faux-Latin of Potter spells just begs for it), but I think … Continue reading

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Every Flavour Beans

I bought a bit of Harry Potter merchandise for Wump’s birthday, trusting to Amazon’s “people who bought this” feature to set me up with some fun stuff. As a result, we ended up with a remote-control wand for the TV, … Continue reading

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