Happy Birthday to the Queen, J.K. Rowling!

A huge happy birthday to my writing queen J.K. Rowling, one of the best literary heroes of all time Harry Potter—and of course, a day-late happy birthday to my favorite underdog-turned-top dog Neville Longbottom!

    

My last post already detailed why this author, her characters, and series are all so important in my life so I’ll skip the mushy stuff. Long story short, J.K. Rowling was the author who first inspired me to want to be a writer—and her stories, characters, and world are what helped foster my own love for storytelling in every way possible. I cannot say thanks enough.

So in celebration of these birthdays, I thought it would be fun to post a few Harry Potter pictures from my past trip to London. I went for academic reasons, but let’s be real: I went for all of the Harry Potter fangirling and sights. And boy, did I find them. It was like Harry Potter heaven.

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Obligatory Platform 9 3/4 shot a.k.a so many dreams coming true

 

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For reals, this is the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron

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London’s very own Goblet of Fire to remember the Great Fire of 1666

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Ten points to Gryffindor to whoever can recognize where this was from

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This place is what dreams are made of

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Ah man, how did they guess my diabolical plan?

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Mirror of Erised where I saw everything that I desired: me, in the Harry Potter Warner Bros. studios

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Original wands on wands on wands

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It’s a knitting ghost!

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Harry’s Got Mail

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Hogwarts

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Thank you, Queen

I have sooooo many other pictures from this trip, but that would make one monster of a post which would probably break my blog from the sheer weight of fangirling-overload. Nevertheless, I hope you all have a magical rest of the day! ~*

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