Harry Potter

How To: Make Sorting Cupcakes

We’ve all seen many, many Harry Potter recipe videos and on Pinterest. When I celebrated #HarryPotterBookNight with some friends, I decided to make Sorting Cupcakes! I’m actually gluten intolerant, so I found a gluten free chocolate cupcake recipe on BBCGoodFood. Any cupcake recipe should work though. Ingredients: 250g Butter, At room temperature 250g Caster Sugar… Continue reading How To: Make Sorting Cupcakes

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Is Pottermore Right About Me?

I’m going to admit that I googled ‘book blog post ideas’ got this idea from Wonderfully Bookish. A post about your Pottermore sorting, including your Hogwarts and Illvermorny houses, wand, patronus etc. I’m not a huge Pottermore user, but I’ve got it. So for this post, I’ll be discussing my original sortings, patronus and wand… Continue reading Is Pottermore Right About Me?

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Characters Like Me

Hermione Granger from Harry Potter I think we’re all Hermione. She’s intelligent, logical, driven, enthusiastic, caring and loyal. I hope that I am those things. I always felt connected to Hermione, but who among us didn’t? Although I particularly identified with her hair. Described as bushy and growing sideways, my hair has always been something… Continue reading Characters Like Me

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Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 3

Well here we are, I finished the series! I’m so bummed I didn’t finish it before the end of June because that would have wrapped it up in three months but a week or so extra isn’t that bad. As this is part three of this little blog series, you can read part one here… Continue reading Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 3

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Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 2

This time round, I’ll be sharing thoughts I had while rereading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Read part 1, about the first three books here. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire When reading the descriptions of Bill and Charlie, for the first time, I… Continue reading Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 2

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Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 1

Okay, so I am 20 years old if we want to call that ‘adult’, but the last time I read the Harry Potter books I was 16. Definitely due for a reread, I started the first one in mid-April. I’d probably read a third of Philosophers Stone when I realized that I’ve changed a lot since… Continue reading Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult – Part 1