The Magic of Being a Harry Potter extra…. the best backstage bits! Day One <:) EDITED: FOUND OLD DIARY!

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September 2007 ….. Day One in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Euphoria, that’s all I remember feeling. Pure euphoria.  Six oc’lock me and Mum rose from our beds, and then half an hour later- There I was, sat in a car on my way to filming Harry Potter.  The clouds were grey and dull, […]

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Vintage Clothes? The Way Forward, Ironically…. Here Are My Top Five Favs!

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The vintage look is under-rated, under-appreciated, and this is, understandably…. not fair! Recently, I discovered the joy of putting vintage outfits together, everything, ranging from cloches, 60s dresses, 50s jackets, and – one of my personal favourites – the traditional fur coat, (although mine are faux) I think there’s a lot of judgement in society […]

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Ron and Hermione Are Trapped In The Girls’ Bathroom! (A Sneaky Snippet)

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Please note: The entire franchise of Harry Potter belongs to ©J.K. Rowling and ©Warner Bros. I am not making money from this. Thank you. “If you were listening in class,” lectured Hermione, “Then you’ll know there was not simply one potion, there were four.” She scribbled down the names, and closed her eyes, remembering the […]

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Performing Arts Goals: 2020 (and a little bit of history!)

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Dream it. Wish it. Do it. I’ve always loved performing. If you gave me a situation where I had to either order dinner in a restaurant, or sing to the waiters, I know which I’d pick. Putting on another’s mask is easier (and always has been.) Anyone else like this? I’ll never forget the first […]

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Harry Potter, Sherlock, Emmerdale, Peter Pan…. but not as you know them.

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Ever since my secondary school days, I have written fanfiction. For anyone who doesn’t know the term, it’s when you take another author’s characters and make up your own plots. Despite the enjoyment, writing original stories is often a tough, mental slog. It takes planning, editing, and research. When you’ve had enough of the hard […]

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‘Will Worthington and The Black Rainbow’: My Novel, My Dream.

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“You might be inspired on this trip.” I never thought those words would actually resonate with me. In September 2007, I started the first draft of my upper middle grade novel, deep inside the heart of an arboretum in Gloucestershire. Two hours later, I read out three pages in the university chapel, and people really […]

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