Happy Friday! And I say that with extra emphasis on the “happy” for me today. In case you haven’t seen my latest bookstagram post, my fiance’s parents surprised us with Harry Potter and The Cursed Child tickets last night! It’s a two night show, so we saw part one last night and I’m already counting down the hours until I get to see part two tonight. I can’t spoil any secrets from the show, but it’s pretty freakin’ amazing and truly a one of a kind magical experience.
Since I’m still in a very Potter-ish mood today, I wanted to try out my first tag post! And what better way to get involved in a tag than a Harry Potter tag after seeing The Cursed Child?!
To be honest, I just found this tag at Jenny in Neverland’s blog and wasn’t actually tagged but wanted to use my magical mood for something fun this Friday. Also it can kind of serve as a little get-to-know-me since I haven’t officially posted one yet!
Let’s keep it going! If you haven’t done a Harry Potter tag yet- no time like the present!
1. What house are you in?
I’ve always felt a strange connection to Luna Lovegood and Professor Trelawney, so it should come as no surprise that I am most definitely in Ravenclaw! I’d like to think my witch-self reads the Quibbler religiously and practices divination too.
2. What is your Patronus?
My Patronus is an otter- I’ve taken every detailed quiz on the face of this earth and always get an otter so pretty much confirmed right? Otters represent those who are meticulous, detail-oriented, and like to use their smarts. This aligns perfectly with my house as Ravenclaw, and even with my astrological sign of Virgo. Sorry to coworkers and other group members who constantly have to detail with my determined perfectionist attitude!
3. What is your wand?
Taken directly from Pottermore- black walnut dragon heartstring core, 13 1/4 with rigid flexibility.
The black walnut wood is associated with loyalty and special charmwork ONLY if the owner is self aware and honest with him/herself about their intentions. Dragon heartstring is powerful, and bonds very closely with its owner. I also read that it is prone to accidents? Yikes! Rigid flexibility is a pretty surprising characteristic to me, as I feel that I am pretty adaptable and resilient. But this mixed with the black walnut and dragon heartstring makes me feel like the rigidness is not a prevailing factor in the wand. And yes, I am pretty tall!
4. What would your boggart be?
Easy- spiders. Many, many spiders just descending on me. I’m actually squirming in my chair right now just THINKING about multiple spiders being within 10 feet of my person. Me and Ron would be the ultimate anti-dynamic-duo when it comes to spiders. Ok moving on from the spider talk!
5. What position would you play in Quiddich?
Honestly my Quiddich position belongs in the stands… I’m excellent in the stands.
6. Would you be a pure-blood, half-blood or muggle born?
Growing up, it was always me and my dad who did everything Potter-related together. My mom isn’t the biggest fan, so I think my dad would carry the magical weight for me, making me a half-blood I suppose!
7. What job would you want to have after leaving Hogwarts?
I think I would want to start off owning my own shop, maybe in Hogsmead? Or maybe Diagon Alley. And then return to my roots at Hogwarts to become a professor and maybe take over for Trelawney.
8. Which of the Deathly Hallows would you choose?
Cloak! I mean, responsibilities to the wizarding world aside, how fun would that be?!
9. Favourite book?
Ugh, what a rude question, can I pick three?! It’s my book tag so I’m cheating and choosing Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, and Half-Blood Prince. Maybe Half Blood Prince. Yeah.
10. Least favourite book?
Order of the Phoenix? I say this because I remember having nightmares for about 4 days after certain parts…
11. Favourite film?
Once again I want to say my top three, but I’ll try to follow the rules and say Chamber of Secrets. I could just watch that one over and over again. But Prisoner of Azkaban is a very close second!
12. Least favourite film?
I think the Deathly Hallows ones. They’re just hard for me to watch and I don’t feel like I can just sit down and easily watch them like I could for all of the others.
13. Favourite character?
Ok this one is hard because I have so many different types of favorites. I have my favorite main characters, favorite professors, favorite side characters, favorite hate-able characters, favorite underdog characters, important characters, etc. I feel like trying to answer this question with one answer would keep me up at night.
I will say Remus Lupin for now and then think about this for the rest of my life and change my answer 1,000,000 times.
14. Least favourite/most hated character?
Umbridge, hands down. I love to hate her though!
15. Favourite teacher at Hogwarts?
Since I already said Lupin, I’ll say Professor McGonagall. What bad things could even be said about that strong and intelligent woman!
16. Least favourite teacher at Hogwarts?
Ugh Professor Lockhart. So annoying. Unfortunate about his memory though…
17. Do you have any unpopular opinions about the series?
I like everything related to Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child too. I love anything that builds the world up more, even if not perfect.
Alright witches and wizards! I hope everyone has a happy happy Friday and maybe spreads some magic with this Harry Potter tag! Pictures to come later from my adventures with HP and The Cursed Child 🙂