Finished Lord of the Rings! At last!

An era has ended for me, for I have just finished the Lord of the Rings! That’s right, after about half a year of on/off reading, I have finally got to the end of those devilishly hard-to-read books. Why did it take so long? I really don’t know. The truth is that the Lord of…

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

There are many books in the world where one read simply doesn’t do them justice. There are some books that have to be read, if not over and over again, at least more than once. Three of these such books are Northern Light, the Subtle Knife and the Amber Spyglass, or ‘His Dark Materials’ if…

The PenPal Magazine

At school I am currently undertaking the ASDAN CoPE qualification. To complete this you have to undertake several tasks and challenges which you can undertake in any way you can. Here is the latest task I have been given: “You have two weeks to publish and book or magazine of at least 6 pages, which…

Harry Potter Studio Tours

Yesterday I got the pleasure of visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tours. It is a Harry Potter fan’s dream. The whole place was packed with sets, costumes, props and even interviews with the creators and actors of Harry Potter. In this article I will be running you through some of the best bits about my…

My top 5 Harry Potter Characters

Today I will be rounding up all the Harry Potter characters and choosing my favourite five. 5. Scabior Although a rather minor character in the books I feel that his increased role in the last two films created a recognisable follower of Voldemort. Scabior takes on the role of the leader of the Snatchers in…

The Lord of the Rings trilogy

I may confess that I spend too much time watching films over and over again, and rarely straying out from a select few. However recently I have engaged myself with the award winning, Lord of the Rings trilogy. The stories are set on the mystical land of Middle-Earth, a place ruled by the evil tyrant…