• Creature Thestrals are huge winged horses that are only visible to people who have witnessed death. Read More
• Broomsticks Thunderbolt VII brooms were ridden by the Nigeria National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. Thunderbolt Broom Manufacturers have a bad reputation for designing brooms that favour speed over safety (Pm). After the tail of a Thunderbolt VII broom disintegrated when hit by a Bludger during… Read More
• Character Albert Tillyman was a wizard and a bully whose wife, Violet, went missing after they argued. He believed she had disappeared in the Floo Network, which caused a national scare. Unbeknownst to him, she had traveled to the wrong house and left him for the man she met there, Myron… Read More
• Character Violet Tillyman was a witch who was famous for apparently vanishing in the Floo Network after a row with her husband Albert. Her disappearance caused a national scare in which people stopped using the Floo Network for fear that they, too, would vanish. In reality, she had simply ended up… Read More
• Broomsticks The Tinderblast was a broom produced by the German company Ellerby & Spudmore in 1940, twelve years before they released the Swiftstick. It was somewhat slower than the Comets and Cleansweeps of its time and thus was never used in sports (QA9). Read More
• Character Torquil MacTavish was a Scottish wizard who participated in a broom race that led to the destruction of the Colosseum. MacTavish and his Italian rival Silvio Astolfi flew a close race from Aberdeen to Rome. In the explosions at the end of the race that destroyed the Colosseum, MacTavish was… Read More
• Awards The champion of the Triwizard Tournament wins the Triwizard Cup. When the tournament was held at Hogwarts in 1994-95, the grand finale was a Maze with the Triwizard Cup placed at the center. Read More
• Broomsticks The Twigger was developed by Flyte and Barker in 1990 as an alternative to the popular and technically advanced Nimbus series of brooms. The Twigger was an expensive and good-looking product but ultimately its defects meant that it was only bought by wizards who wanted to flash their money… Read More
• Character Wilkie Twycross is an Apparition Instructor from the Ministry of Magic. An oddly colourless man, Twycross earned some rather unpleasant nicknames during these especially difficult classes, most starting with the letter “D”. He is thin and wispy, almost as if a breath of wind could blow him away (HBP18). Read More