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In the words of Mr Thierry Coup of Warner Bros: 'We are taking the most iconic and powerful moments of the stories and putting them in an immersive environment. It is taking the theme park experience to a new level.' And of course I wish Thierry and his colleagues every possible luck, and I am sure it will be wonderful. But I cannot conceal my feelings; and the more I think of those millions of beaming kids waving their wands and scampering the Styrofoam turrets of Hogwartse_STmk, and the more I think of those millions of poor put-upon parents who must now pay to fly to Orlando and pay to buy wizard hats and wizard cloaks and wizard burgers washed down with wizard meade_STmk, the more I grind my teeth in jealous irritation. Because the fact is that Harry Potter is not American. He is British. Where is Diagon Alley, where they buy wands and stuff? It is in London, and if you want to get into the Ministry of Magic you disappear down a London telephone box. The train for Hogwarts goes from King's Cross, not Grand Central Station, and what is Harry Potter all about? It is about the ritual and intrigue and dorm-feast excitement of a British boarding school of a kind that you just don't find in America. Hogwarts is a place where children occasionally get cross with each other—not 'mad'—and where the situation is usually saved by a good old British sense of HUMOUR. WITH A U. RIGHT? NOT HUMOR. GOTTIT?

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He is one of few British politicians identifiable by his first name alone. Dennis the Menace). Guppy wiBoris Johnsond to have Collier beaten up for attempting to smear members of his family.

Initially coming to public attention as a journalist he became editor of The Spectator in 1999 then later served as the Member of Parliament for Henley from the 2001 general election until 2008. During his first term he banned alcohol on public transport implemented measures to encourage business and oversaw the 2012 London Olympic Games. Under Conservative leaders Michael Howard and David Cameron Johnson served on the opposition front bench first as Shadow Minister for Culture Communications and Creative Industries and then for Higher Education.

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