Ever since the Coronavirus Lockdown began people have been finding inventive ways to entertain themselves and others. Fellow Trekkie and general nerd Mark Hughes from Rostrevor in Northern Ireland is one such person. The story goes that Mark wanted to find a way to create a pub quiz for him and a few friends. After... Continue Reading →
Nothing to say about this trip that I went on with my brother and his family as I don't want to spoil it for others. Just to say if you are a Harry Potter fan then you MUST go. Oh.....the Butterbeer is nasty in my opinion! Photos to follow!
It was around now that Collectormania started to outgrow the shopping centre. There were at least 48 guests this year! A fair few were regulars and fan favourites from Star Wars, Red Dwarf etc. The cast of Torchwood played a big part too. There was no real main draw for me this time. I... Continue Reading →
The premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire would be the last premiere I would attend for this film franchise. From the fifth film onwards, the premieres were held on a weekday and would prove hard to attend what with work. This took place on a very wet and cold Sunday evening. Large umbrellas... Continue Reading →
Another Harry Potter premiere. Another chance for photos... This was held on a fairly sunny Sunday afternoon on May. Again, Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were there as were many others. The Knight Bus also put in an appearance. Only downside was the young girl stood next to me who suffered from narcolepsy... Continue Reading →
It had only been a year since the last film was released. Warner Bros. were pushing full steam ahead with their film versions of JK Rowlings best sellers involving Harry Potter. The setup in Leicester Square was nowhere near as grand but Dan Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and all the supporting cast were in... Continue Reading →
It was a cold, wet Sunday in November. Leicester Square had been turned into the grounds of Hogwarts. Access to the front of the cinema was by wristband only. Luckily, I got one. We were ushered to bleacher seating, right up close to where the actors would be. I was about 3 rows back. Close... Continue Reading →