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by Rowan Oswald
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: HOLLERS
Topic: Siblings!
Replies: 26
Views: 5831

Re: Siblings!

I have one younger sister and four younger brothers. Technically two of my brothers and my sister are half siblings, but that whole concept just seems silly. I also have a younger cousin who I count as my little sister.
by Rowan Oswald
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: No! Don't kill them! (Character you cried over most)
Replies: 15
Views: 1327

Re: No! Don't kill them! (Character you cried over most)

Sirius' death was the one that hit me the hardest reading the books. I think because he was the first character I cared about (sorry Cedric) to die. I don't think I cried, hardhearted little nine year old that I was, but it definitely got to me. Many hours were spent re-imagining a different outcome...
by Rowan Oswald
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Vegans/Vegetarians Unite!
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: Vegans/Vegetarians Unite!

I was raised vegetarian and still am. I have gone through periods of being strictly vegan, usually at times when I've had massive food issues, but I'm currently just vegetarian. I am planning on cutting out dairy again, because ethically I can't justify it and it doesn't make my body feel good. I mi...
by Rowan Oswald
Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: HOL Appreciation Month - GOLD SPIRIT AWARD
Replies: 44
Views: 5807

Re: HOL Appreciation Month - GOLD SPIRIT AWARD

A little late, but my goals for the year:

* Earn 1500 House Points for Ravenclaw
* Earn at least 3 Quills
* Participate in at least 1 HOL wide activity
* Help organise 1 activity in Ravenclaw
by Rowan Oswald
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Pottermore
Topic: Nineteen Years Later-SPOILERS!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Re: Nineteen Years Later-SPOILERS!!

Happy Nineteen Years Later! I'm slightly gutted not to be on my way to Kings Cross right now. Given that I have only read the epilogue once and then listened to it once, I was surprised by how much I did remember. The only thing I had forgotten was Albus' fear of Thestrals. I'm going to be completel...
by Rowan Oswald
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Favourite Characters in Fiction
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: Favourite Characters in Fiction

Lyra Silvertongue in His Dark Materials (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass) is still my absolute favourite character, despite all the books I have read since meeting her back when I was a precocious nine year old. I have just reread the Northern Lights and fallen in love with Lyr...
by Rowan Oswald
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Dystopias and Similar
Replies: 9
Views: 1612

Re: Dystopias and Similar

I don’t know if you have already read some of the more classic dystopias, but I have finally got around to reading Clockwork Orange this summer and it fits the bill. The protagonist, Alex is a 15-year-old boy and it’s written in first person from his perspective, which makes it all the more intense....
by Rowan Oswald
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: 13 Days of Midnight
Replies: 0
Views: 475

Book Review: 13 Days of Midnight

Title of the book: 13 Days of Midnight Authors: Leo Hunt Series: 13 Days of Midnight Trilogy Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Horror Short summary of the story: Luke is a 16 year old boy. He lives with his mum, who is into New Age stuff, but is plagued by headaches. He hasn't seen his dad since his pa...
by Rowan Oswald
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: The Topic For Introductions!
Replies: 1414
Views: 79327

Re: The Topic For Introductions!

Hello, Rowan here. I'm a Ravenclaw first year, it seems no matter how many sites I've been sorted on I always end up in Ravenclaw. I'm 23 (absolutely ancient, shh). I live in the UK and try to read as much as I can, but being a student nurse doesn't leave a lot of free time. I'm excited to be here, ...

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