• Symbols Tea leaf symbol from Unfogging the Future meaning “a deadly enemy.”… Read More
• Sports teams The Falmouth Falcons are an English Quidditch team based in the Cornwall town of Falmouth (QA7). They are known for hard play. robes: dark gray with white, falcon-head emblem on chest home: Falmouth motto: “Let us win, but if we cannot win, let us break a… Read More
• Broomsticks The Firebolt, released in the summer of 1993, is the fastest racing broom in the world at that time. Developed by Randolph Spudmore, it is ground-breaking in that it has goblin-made ironwork parts – although working with goblins leads to frequent strikes, making this quite a rare broom. Features:… Read More
• Books and Literature He Flew Like a Madman is a biography of the Quidditch player “Dangerous” Dai Llewellyn, written by Quidditch Through the Ages author Kennilworthy Whisp (QA). Read More
• Quidditch An alternative term for a Quidditch player or broom rider, usually describing how well they fly – eg. good, daring, elegant (PA13, GF6, OP3, QA8, Pm). Read More
• Transportation A unique wizarding re-purposing of a Muggle transportation method. The first wizarding bus was the Knight Bus, founded in 1865 as an alternative for those who cannot be accommodated with Thestrals or broomsticks. Read More
• Transportation The Flying Ford Anglia is a turquoise automobile bought by Arthur Weasley for the purposes of taking it apart in his shed to see how it worked – at least, that’s the story he told Molly. In fact, in the process of dismantling and reassembling the car, he also bewitched… Read More
• Magical effects While “[n]o spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form” (QA1), various spells create flying effects. Read More
• Magical objects The flying motorbike is an amazing Muggle machine was once owned by Sirius Black. It’s huge, big enough to carry Hagrid (or perhaps it magically expands as necessary to accommodate its rider (PS1, DH4)). Later Arthur Weasley got hold of it, and customized it still further (DH4). The… Read More
• Event Leaving Privet Drive in Surrey, Fred and George fly the Anglia west to Devon, toward the Burrow. The trip apparently takes several hours, since when they leave it’s nighttime and when they arrive the sun is coming up (which would be just before 6 am at that location and on… Read More
• Event 8:45 pm: The twins are caught by Filch turning a Hogwarts corridor into a swamp. Umbridge tells them that they’re going to find out what happens to wrongdoers at Hogwarts, to which they reply “No, I don’t think we will.” They Accio their brooms from her office and fly off… Read More