Harry Potter – From England to Hogwarts.

Harry Potter was a massive part of my childhood, to be honest I still love it to bits now, it’s one of those things i know I will never stop loving and my sister has inspired me to write a blog piece about it. 

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 I was known to be a little obsessed with Harry Potter when I was younger and in recent years Pottermore has been brought out, young Britt’s dream to find out WHAT HARRY POTTER HOUSE IM IN.

But It did not go simply.

Having taken the quiz now 4 times in total- I have had got all 4 hours so in the space of a few days and once an hour I have changed personality. However I got Ravenclaw twice eventually so ill go with that. Even if I’m not half smart enough, there is a lot of appeal about Ravenclaw. To be honest I would have been happy with any house, but I have been inspired to become more loyal to my house as my sister has become the loyalist Hufflepuff the world has possibly known and to be honest  she is as kind and loyal as the house states too so her and the house fits! I however has aspects from a few so luckily I don’t live in the wizarding world to have this dilemma;)

I remember reading the books for the first time, later than the rest of my family because generally I grew up with the movies rather than the books. I remember the moment Hedwig died, crying when Dumbledore died and reading the second book at a young age and being weirdly frightened of Dobby. The journey that happens with these books is not for child or adult- its for everyone and everyone who reads these books I truly believe can be taken on a journey and everyone who has- I personally guarantee has at some point wanted to have an aspect at least of the wizarding world.  The world Rowling has created makes us want magic, spells, magical creatures and the loyal friendships portrayed in the books too, my sister told me the books are accessible to everyone and its true! Anyone and everyone can love them and get into the world Rowling has created, That’s the joy of a really great book.

Without a doubt my favourite book is the Goblet of Fire, the book is the first lengthier novel in th series and each tournament is so well described. You really follow Harry throughout his journey in the tournament and the cringy moments when people accuse harry of putting his name in the cup when we follow Harry in the novel and we know he didn t! The tragic death of Cedric, romance and Hermione finally blossoming. The book is in my opinion the best.*comment what your favourite book is I’d love to know!

Some people can choose which is better the movies or the books, however you can argue both ways. I certainly do notice when rereading the books how much the films miss out, however the films being to life what when you read the book, you want to see. However i dont think really you can ever get the feeling a book gives, your image will always be different to how the films portray it. 

I know the Cursed Child has very mixed opinions, the general consensus seems to be marmite- love it or hate it. I personally love it and don’t understand how you can hate it, there were aspects i believed to be silly however these were minor and did not affect the fact I found the book a great way to answer all the questions every reader of Harry potter wanted to know after the Deathly Hallows. I personally loved the character arc that was brought around for Draco, throughout the books we see him putting on a front of confidence and a bullying nature however we also see moments of fear to an extreme where it’s proved its a front. In the Deathly Hallows we see Draco question what side to be on which made us question him, this is furthered in Cursed Child where we see him share an emotional and tough past including the loss of his wife. We see a totally different side to a character that primarily seemed a totally different way in the books and that moment in the Deathly Hallows where we question if Draco wants to be bad or if he’s being forced to, is brought about again in this script. Rowling knows her fans, she reads the theories and she answers the questions we want and develops the stories we wanted her to. 

So, these are some of my ideas about Harry Potter i would love to hear your thoughts!! What house are you in? Films or books? Cursed child- love it or hate it? Thank you for reading and if you liked this please check out some of my other pieces and give me a follow if you like! 

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The Comfort that is..

McDonald’s.

Just all food really.

So..im on the train back from London and my tummy is all turned up, I would love a McDonald’s and a cuddle. Yet im an hour and half away from home.

I love days out dont get me wrong, but there’s so much stress involved too. Somehow every trip our drama class (2 people) make to London, it ends up centering around McDonald’s. We walk around looking lost and confused attempting to find a McDonald’s, circling on the spot in the middle of the pavement with our crappy mobile phone gps. You’d think we we’re truly lost, nope just looking for a mcnugget.

McDonald’s = Comfort

Comfort = Comfort Eating

Comfort Eating = Happiness

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Hi i’m Britt and I procrastinate.

What should i revise?

Hey there, so its been a while. Partly because it’s been ridiculously busy with exams and Christmas and partly because my phone broke and I havent been able to log in on my new phone, maybe a little laziness in there too.

Im not gonna present my life as perfect, I can admit that i have anxiety, I’ve got exams and pressures, uni, I’m 18 and like every other 18 year old i have alot of stress but thats what makes the moments i relax so amazing, the so so many good moments wouldent feel as good as they do without the stress-ey ones. I’m so lucky in so many ways.

Course we 18 year olds have alot of  choices to make. The first one being.

Should i revise?

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The Singing Sense.

I like writing, I like dance, and I love singing. Singing is something i’ve always done, always dreamt of doing, and I watch the X Factor wishing i was good enough to go on it. I don’t sing ‘because’, I sing because i love it and i am in my element when i sing, just like when i write. I’ll admit i can be a dad dancer, when hairspray comes on, i go crazy.. my dance moves are not filtered and i will dance across every inch of the room.I love a bit of Aretha Franklin- a bit of Bee Gees. More than anything though, i love the emotional songs. I thought everyone listened to music because it meant something to them, i listen to every word and write my own story, delve into the web to find the meaning and inspiration to their song. I get extremely emotional during songs because I relate them to me. My boyfriend said something to me the other day, he said when I sing i don’t adapt my voice to the song, i adapt the song to my voice, I want my own sound I don’t want to be compared to anyone. I have put a few covers on youtube, and it took alot of confidence for me to do it, but i have decided i want to share it here. So let me know what you think. see you soon guysss.

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Snowflake Christmas Decoration: How To

When 12 in school, i was taught me how to make these simple but stunning snowflake decorations, every year since I I’ve passed on how to do it. So have a go and comment your results!! I was taught it and I’ve seen others do iy, so why don’t you give it a try too!

You’ll need: A4/A3 Paper, Stapler, scissors.

1. Take your first paper sheet, and fold it across Form your perfect square.

2. Take off the extra part of the sheet with scissors

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Yes, I’m Back Again.

I am probably the worst example of sports, I try, but im just not very good. Despite being busy at work and some such when It comes to exercise I am lazy.

Now, the one time I actually wanted to go the gym or get into a game of hockey. THE ONE TIME. I feel sick and I wanna sleep. My head hurts,and im sat in our common room, alone and the thing I resort to, writing. Like always. However much my head hurts I don’t mind focusing on writing, it calms me in other ways. Whoever has left me, writing is almost like a diary, being able to let out how I feel. I hate feeling ill, I’m perfectly happy, in fact yesterday was perfect, but I just feel ill. That’s all.

I hate when people question of im actually ill. Yes I am XD or at the very least I feel it. I woulden’t feel this way on purpose and it annoys me that people ask. I guess I’m here to rant, who’s not sometimes. But also im here to show that this is yet another time I can rely on writing. Yet another time that his hat writing calms and brings ne back to feeling positive and trying to take my mind off anything negative. It’s gonna be a good day. To anyone else feeling a tad crap, your day is gonna be good too.

Has there been a time you’ve been reliant on writing? 

Today. Tomorrow. The Next Day.

I was reading this morning a book about my star sign, Capricorn. I try to read it and not let the parts I disagree with get me down. One part that I did agree with was that it said I have a very long term mind, I think for the future rather than living each day like its my last. I wish I was more inclined to live in the moment, and to be honest in many ways I think I do. However today I feel very much in the moment. Halloween preparations, lunch with friends and most of all knowing Jack is back (my boyfriend). All week i’ve known hes not far away, but its made me cherish him even more, and has made me excited and relieved that soon we can talk as normal. I think all of these horoscope books are great, but only to  fun degree, at the end of the day no one person will be identical to their star signs persona but everyone will have elements and its better that way, or we’d all be 1 of 12 things.

This book I have tells me what to expect from everyday, but to be honest I don’t want to know what each day  will bring, otherwise the experience will be considerably less of a surprise and for that reason potentially less enjoyable. I look at the end of the day, I look to see if it matches, and if it does to get a little excitement from it.I don’t want something writing my life, but at the same time, I would just merely like to know everything turns out just fine. Wouldn’t we all?

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