Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is worth more than a billion dollars and has the imagination to rival any adult alive, so if she wants a lil whimsical sumpin' sumpin' on her property, then by golly somebody better alohomora some doors and accio that thing fast, or else, well, the entire generation she taught to read is gonna come at you with a bat bogey hex to rival Ginny Weasley's. The UK's Telegraph reports that the headmistress of the millennial mind wants to build a stone cottage like Hagrid's Hut on her Scottish state.
Sound riddikulus? No, not really. Or, at least, not in light of the fact that things like backyard "gypsy cabins" are now a must-have for the rich and conspicuously consumptive. The summer house, which may or not include the giant hearth and thatched roof of the one belonging to the Keeper of Keys of Hogwarts, was just approved by local planning officials. As the Telegraph writes, it's not the first quirky thing she's built on Killiechassie Estate. Apparently she's got a stupifying complex of inter-connected buildings wingardium leviosa'd into the trees, an addition that cost an alleged $400K to build.
· JK Rowling to build 'Hagrid Hut' on edge of her estate [Telegraph]