Today’s topic: Neville Longbottom. The other boy who lived. Neville. The poster child for puberty. A true Gryffindor. A loyal friend. A nervous fellow. A fantastic grandson. An even better son. Neville starts out as a scared little boy who no one thinks should really be in Gryffindor. (They think he should be in Hufflepuff. I…… Continue reading Day 5 of Harry Potter Love
Alright friends. It’s that time again. Why I love Harry Potter Day 4! (This should have went up yesterday. WHOOPS!) What shall we discuss? Dobby. The cutest/creepiest house elf. So we first meet Dobby in Harry’s bedroom causing all kinds of mischief. He drops a cake on a muggle’s head, he beats himself up (literally)…… Continue reading Day 4 of Harry Potter Love
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE COMPLEXITY OF THE TEXT! Okay, so these books are for children right? RIGHT?! Technically. However, have you read the books? At its base, all the Harry Potter books are a nice story about a boy who defeated an evil wizard with the power of love <3. When you dive deeper into…… Continue reading Day 3 of Harry Potter Love
Welcome to the 2nd day of my 7-day series “Why I Love Harry Potter.” Today, we will be discussing the houses, but specifically Hufflepuff. According to Pottermore (the most adorable website ever), I am a Hufflepuff. I have a Dapple Grey Stallion as my Patronus, and my wand is an 11 inch Spruce wood with a…… Continue reading Day 2 of Harry Potter Love
Today, June 26th, 2017, is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. This week, for the next 7 days, I am going to post something about HP (Get it, because there are 7 books and 7 days in a week). Today it is a tribute to the first book. Twenty years ago we were…… Continue reading Day 1 of Harry Potter Love
I have no excuse for not keeping up with my Post Every Day in June. WHOOP! However, let’s talk about what week it is: Independent Bookshop Week! (In the UK and Ireland). I do not live in the UK or Ireland, but I am celebrating this week regardless. Why? Because books, man. I love books and…… Continue reading Books, man, books.
My boyfriend’s biggest worry is my lack of spelling skills. He is concerned that this will interfere with being an English Teacher. While I am not happy with my lack of spelling ability, I have no desire to actively fix it. (“Actively fixing” means studying the dictionary and taking spelling quizzes given to elementary school students). I am attempting…… Continue reading Grammarly test run