The Elephant House

I spent the first 3 days of last week in Edinburgh and while I was there I visited The Elephant House. For anyone who doesn’t know The Elephant House is the cafe where J.K. Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter book.

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When you go in it just seems like a slightly fancy cafe, there are only a few pictures of J.K Rowling on the wall. The food is decently priced, I got the Pesto and Mozzarella panini which was nice although a bit fancier that what I would normally eat.

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But then when you go in to the toilets, it is floor to ceiling covered in ‘graffiti’: messages from Harry Potter fans of all ages, from all over the world, quoting the books, films, a very potter musical and leaving thank you messages to J.K Rowling.  I spent a good 10 minutes reading them and taking pictures of my favourites and of course I had to sign the wall myself. I drew a Deathly Hallows symbol and beneath it I wrote my initials & the date. Below are some of the pictures I took, they’re a bit blurry because I took them on my I-pod. (I may do another post showing them all)IMG_0151

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Ron’s Emotional Range

What I wrote

What I wrote

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If  you ever get the chance to visit The Elephant Cafe I recommend that you do.

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