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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Harry Potter spells -- in Real Life
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Harry Potter spells -- in Real Life

So we all know a lot, or some anyway, about magic and spells because of reading the Harry Potter books and watching the movies. We have some really good ideas of what those spells do when cast properly -- and what happens if they backlash! Have you ever found yourself saying a spell from the Harry P...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Official Quidditch Schedule, 2018-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1012

Re: Official Quidditch Schedule, 2018-2019

https://i.postimg.cc/mkrmLNWg/BLOG-GRAPHIC-gqt-vs-sqt.png image by Fumei * Image shows all four Hogwarts Houses and their mascots; the Gryffindor Lion and Slytherin Snake are highlighted The Gryffindor Lions play the Slytherin Snakes on Saturday ! Come watch! Bring butterbeer, hot cocoa and warm bl...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Siobhan and Tom
Replies: 6
Views: 59

Happy Birthday, Siobhan and Tom

Gee, another couple of people who frequent these halls has a birthday today!

Happy Birthday, Siobhan!

Happy Birthday, Tom!

I hope both of you have wonderful and magical days today.

:)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday Arianna Stonewater
Replies: 4
Views: 29

Re: Happy Birthday Arianna Stonewater

Happy Birthday, Arianna!

I wish for you a wonderful birthday, with moments of quiet here and there to balance your very busy life! :lol:
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 7
Views: 10905

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

Gryffindor vs Slytherin match on January 19th:

*Which team's Keeper will have more blocks? * Slytherin
*How many different Chasers will score a goal? * 3
*The first question will be from which book? * Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Fantastic Beasts
Topic: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - the movie
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - the movie

Please remember to continue to use Spoiler tags when posting about the movie or the screen play Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. . There are many people who haven't seen it yet! If you would like to have some fun regarding this movie and screenplay, go to the Sett! You do not have to hav...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Amaryllis!
Replies: 4
Views: 40

Happy Birthday, Amaryllis!

Happy Birthday, Amaryllis!

I hope you have a great and bright and magical birthday!

B)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 53
Views: 1861

Re: Flash Fiction

Book, fountain, apple

Brian walked out from the library holding the book (that he'd been waiting for for ages) like the treasure it was. He glanced at the fountain in the central courtyard and did a double take. Yes, that was a large golden apple, sitting on the gargoyle's head. [47 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Magical Merge
Replies: 52
Views: 4460

Re: Magical Merge

https://i.postimg.cc/zvXx8QkR/1-12-2019-magical-merge-hufflepuff.png picture shows 4 panels, one under the other, people of Twilight panel 1 - Edward Cullen looking at Bella Swan (who is facing away from him). She says "I know what you are." panel 2 - He looks intently at her (she is still turned a...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Magical Merge
Replies: 52
Views: 4460

Re: Magical Merge

Dear Slytherin Silver Snake person, I thought of you ... Fantastic Beasts and Winter Soldier mashup https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f9/7c/e9/f97ce97c5c9cae9cf6bb0a2485dc3232.gif Image is of the Winter Soldier (on the left) appearing to be facing off with Newt Scamander (right). The Winter Soldier ha...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Winter Reading Challenge 2018/2019 Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Winter Reading Challenge 2018/2019 Questions

Question: May I still sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge ? Answer: Yes! There are two weeks left of the Reading Challenge. :) As it says here , it lasts through January 27th. So write your pledge! Remember, to get credit for the book(s) you read, you must read the book, write a review, edit yo...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 53
Views: 1861

Re: Flash Fiction

The keyhole hanger was broken, he found, as he attempted to hook the portrait on the wire. His resultant speech, albeit muted, featured jumping jackrabbits, deceptive dice and torturous toads, as well as other, less colourful, phrases. [37 words]
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Reaching Out to Authors
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Reaching Out to Authors

I've written to authors whose creations I enjoy and appreciate. I did write a snail mail once. This was someone who lives in the same state as me, and she wrote a most amazing book, filled with wonder and magic. I'd never written to an author before, but her book was just so ... perfect. She answere...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Shadow!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Happy Birthday, Shadow!!!

Shadow! Happy Birthday to you. https://media.tenor.com/images/983f0b6c9e673d9a3c332beb99882d9c/tenor.gif image shows 4 drawings, one right after another and repeating - 1) cat eating a slice of birthday cake (next to the cake) with legend "happy birthday', 2) cat bouncing with 'party' underneath it...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Thank You Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Thank You Thread

Thank you Secret Elf.

I am totally delighted that you gave me the presents you did.

:ph34r:

I'm quite sure (*cross fingers*) I'll survive them.

ps - Thank you to Alexander and Vanessa for organizing this. ^_^
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 53
Views: 1861

Re: Flash Fiction

December ends with these words: house, magnifying glass, phone The mouse skittered across the wooden floor in the house, finally coming to rest by the phone book, which someone had left laying by the sofa, a magnifying glass sitting on top of its folded and dog-eared pages. Then she vanished under t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Write Your World
Topic: Lesson 4 Inbox: Turn in Homework Here
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Lesson 4 Inbox: Turn in Homework Here

Because I want the Participation Credit ..... Time Thieves -- not having time to write. Sometimes that can be a great challenge. Often, when getting done with what needs to be done, I just want to do nothing. Sit, be still. Knowing that there is yet another task to do, in a while, just increases th...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 53
Views: 1861

Re: Flash Fiction

Words for this week are: world, journey, crown In order to get rid of the unwanted crown, she thought that she had to travel the world. So she went on a journey to far-off lands to find a magic elixir which would free her and found, on returning home, that all that was really needed was her choice. ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Charms
Topic: Welcome to Charms
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: Welcome to Charms

Charms is now closed for new sign-ups.

Please consider taking it next term! :)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy birthday Professor Felicia!
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Happy birthday Professor Felicia!

Happy Birthday, Fels!

I wish for you a warm and wonderful and magical day.

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