Multilingual flashcard: Christmas Tree

Multilingual flashcard: Christmas Tree Have you put up your Christmas tree yet? Do you get a real tree, decorate one outside or use an artificial tree? What kind of decorations do you have on your tree? We put our tree up a few weeks ago as we will actually be at my parent’s house for…

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to see together

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to see together Oh now, the theme this week is practically impossible! At first I started thinking about characters from different books and imagined who it would be interesting to see together whether as friends, enemies or lovers, but it is so tough! Let me have a go… One…

Book Rainbow: Blue Books Part 1

Book rainbow: Blue Books Stack Part 1 The fashion for rainbow bookshelves is still going strong, which makes the pedant in me want to design a book with a multi-coloured spine and see where it ends up! Anyway, I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but found it a fun way to…

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/trilogies

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/ trilogies This is a cruel prompt this week – only choose six series or trilogies that are favourites?! Six?! This is tough! Could you narrow down your favourites to just six? I have gone for a few which are longstanding favourites, as well as several that you will have heard…

Harry Potter – You’re Not Good Enough!

Harry Potter: You’re Not Good Enough! Harry Potter, you’re just not good enough – which character would you choose? I saw this on Kay’s blog, over at Hammock of Books and thought it looked like fun! Rules: Write 30 character names on pieces of paper. Put them in a jar/mug/cup. (I used my Harry Potter…

Six for Sunday: Characters to Avoid

#SixforSunday is created by Steph from A Little But a Lot. The theme for this week is six characters that you would not like to be friends with. I actually found this really hard. In the end I have chosen six characters who you would be better avoiding, for one reason or another. Two of…

Harry Potter giveaway winner!

The winner of the Harry Potter giveaway is Richard @The Humpo Show You win 6 Harry Potter pin badges and 5 postcards of books from the series, designed by The House of MinaLima, the official designers for all of the printed props used in the movies. Hope you enjoy your Harry Potter-themed prizes!

Giveaway: Harry Potter badges and postcards!

February is just such  a grey month in this part of the world and I have been really under the weather so I wanted to run a giveaway to spread a bit of geeky cheer. By following and retweeting the pinned tweet on my profile on Twitter, you could win a set of 6 Harry…

Multilingual flashcard: Holly

Holly in 10 languages for the Christmas season, where it is traditionally used as a Christmas decoration, both as a descendant of older pagan beliefs and as a symbol in Christianity – red berries for the blood of Christ, thorns for the crown Jesus wore on the cross. There is quite a variety of terms…

Bookish Wanderings: Harry Potter at Primark

Bookworms in London probably already know this – but for those who don’t, the Primark on Oxford Street now has a special section of the shop decorated and dedicated to Harry Potter!     I had to go to see…and did, of course, end up buying some Harry Potter merchandise! If anyone knows where I…

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…