Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

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Thursday, February 21, 2008
A consolation prize for Harry-Hermione 'shippers for whom therapy hasn't worked? Ages ago (in movie-star years), Emma Watson said that dating either Daniel Radcliffe or Rupert Grint would be sorta like incest. Well, s'il faut en croire The Daily Mirror, the Waelsung spirit enraptured Emma and Dan as they stopped in at a London pub around 10 on Valentine's night, and later disaparated together.