The House Cup Reading Challenge

This is my first time trying out a reading challenge – being a total Potterhead I couldn’t resist this! I saw this on Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf and will be joining Team Ravenclaw under the oversight of my head girl Alex from BooksyDaisy Hogwarts Student Questionnaire Name: Christina Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw Wand Type: Laurel wood with…

Harry Potter Book Tag

Will we ever get enough of Harry Potter? I know I won’t! I have a growing collection of Harry Potter memorabilia too… #emptywallet I have seen the Harry Potter tag on a number of blogs (Xpectopatronerd, Sarah Withers Blog, Between the Pages, Louise Bodle ) and being a complete Potterhead I really wanted to do…

Multilingual flashcard: The Deathly Hallows

Multilingual flashcard – The Deathly Hallows in 10 languages The end of an era, the final book. It was an emotional journey and I didn’t want it to end. My only problem was the epilogue. It felt like tying everything up too neatly. J.K.Rowling has even admitted that she had thought of the ending scene…

Multilingual flashcard: The Half-Blood Prince

Multilingual flashcard – The Half Blood Prince in 10 languages. The Japanese is literally ‘The Mysterious Prince’ The Golden Trio’s final year spent at Hogwarts – a book where things get darker again, I felt really sorry for Draco Malfoy and the ending…I know plenty of people who still can’t talk about that ending. How…

Multilingual flashcard: The Order of the Phoenix

Multilingual flashcard – The Order of the Phoenix in 10 languages. There was a long wait for this book – I reread the first four books again twice while waiting for this to come out. When it did come out, I felt like I had missed something. My impression was that the characters had obviously…

Multilingual flashcard: The Goblet of Fire

Multilingual flashcard – The Goblet of Fire in 10 languages. I remember Harry Potter becoming even more popular when this book came out, probably due to casting and filming beginning for the first movie around this time. Several of my friends entered auditions to become a Weasley! My local Waterstones also ran a competition leading…

Multilingual flashcard: The Prisoner of Azkaban

Multilingual flashcard – The Prisoner of Azkaban in 10 languages. This was one of my favourite books in the series – once again, the story gets a bit darker, we are introduced to Sirius and I really felt that we started to explore more of the magical world than in previous books. This was the…

Multilingual flashcard: The Chamber of Secrets

Multilingual flashcard – The Chamber of Secrets in 10 languages. The second book in the series, where things get a little darker. I’m still not entirely sure why but this is my least favourite of all the books and always has been. I’m not sure if that is because I had such high expectations after…

Multilingual flashcard: The Philosopher’s Stone

The Philosopher’s Stone (US: Sorceror’s Stone) in 10 languages. A number of years ago my mum handed me a book she had purchased from the Book Club on their recommendation. The cover had a train and young boy with tousled dark hair. On the back cover a rather spry-looking man with a brown goatee smoked…

Multilingual flashcard: Harry Potter

Harry Potter in 10 languages. 20 years ago, in a cupboard under the stairs, the adventure started and Harry Potter has taken over the world – it is probably one of the most well-known exports from the U.K. One of my summer traditions used to be to reread all the books in preparation for the…

Multilingual flashcard: Slytherin

Day 28 and Slytherin’s turn in the spotlight – learn how to say the name of the sneakiest house in 9 languages! See all the Harry Potter-themed flashcards here.