(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Ruben V. Nepales
LONDON-As the bus that picked us up at the Dorchester Hotel sped into the countryside, the wide open spaces made us feel like we were headed for Bulacan.
But no, we were not going to Meycauayan. We were bound for a visit-very rarely allowed-to the set of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." Our two teenage daughters would do anything to be in our shoes right this minute on this cold and gray early morning. Our excitement was no match to their "Oh, my Gawds!" (and their friends' as well) when they first heard that we received an invitation to visit Leavesden Studios, where Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and company were filming the fourth film adaptation of novelist J.K. Rowling's best-selling "Harry Potter" series.
Joining the young cast is Katie Leung, a Chinese-Scottish girl who landed the Cho Chang role after a search that drew application letters from girls worldwide, including the Philippines, "Potter" producer David Heyman told Inquirer Entertainment.
After an hour, we stopped at a guard gate. What lay beyond did not look promising-a vast field dotted by a few structures against a bleak sky. This used to be an airfield, where Britain's …