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On Location: Not Kings Cross Station

What I’ve learned so far in my adventures of Harry Potter tourism in the beautiful city of London is that the films took a lot of creative liberties with train stations. 124 more words

Et Cetera

On Location: Trying to get to Hogwarts

Day one of my travels around London consisted of finding a couple of classic Harry Potter locations that were really exciting to see! Firstly, I tried (and failed) to get to Platform 9 & 3/4 – the magical platform of Kings Cross station where Harry and his friends head off on their train journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 188 more words

Film Grimoire

And we're off!

The contract is signed. The commission is a reality. Now I have to sculpt the 7ft 5in sculpture of Sir Nigel Gresley in clay. Gulp. 234 more words


All Aboard the Hogwarts Express!

I am living in the United Kingdom for the next few months so naturally I have to see everything that is remotely related to Harry Potter (whether it’s in the books or the movies, or both). 285 more words

Wot No Adverts!

I took this picture at Kings Cross station.

It was a surprise and probably to be welcomed in some ways.

However, although I don’t like advertising, unless it is informative about a new film or play, say, I did miss something to read, as I went up the escalator. 22 more words


Up Close And Personal With Kings Cross Station Roof

I was walking on the balcony at Kings Cross station to board my train to Stirling, when I took these pictures of the roof.

Did the architect design the building, so that passengers could look at the intricacies of the roof? 32 more words