Continued from Of bullies and tyrants (Part I) James Potter, though he was great and a brave man, often bullied Severus Snape mercilessly. I am not saying that Snape was a perfect person in any sense. Initially he was as nasty as any of the other Death Eaters. It was only later that he mended his … Continue reading Of bullies and tyrants (Part II)
Note: This article is part of the series 'Is Harry Potter A Series For Kids?' Bullying is something which many of us have faced in our lives. Bullies, they exist everywhere. In so-called high societies and also in lowest of low classes. Especially in today's age of internet, a bully could be anyone... That cute … Continue reading Of bullies and tyrants (Part I)
I know there is a lot of debate going on out there regarding fairy tales. Some people think that fairy tales are regressive and they portray women as the weaker sex. A beautiful princess trapped in a tower by an evil witch waiting for a handsome prince to rescue her... Many feminists ask why does … Continue reading Sometimes you just need a fairy tale…
“Professor Quirrell, in his absurd turban, was talking to a teacher with greasy black hair, a hooked nose and sallow skin” And this how we are introduced to the character of Severus Snape whom we all loved to hate. Over the course of around 4,224 pages* we developed a relationship with each character. My personal … Continue reading Remembering Severus Snape
"After all this time?" "Always," said Snape RIP Alan Rickman. Sir, your portrayal of Severus Snape was truly inspiring.
'And Professor Lupin stepped over you, and walked towards the Dementor and pulled out his wand,' said Hermione. 'And he said," None of us is hiding Sirius Black under our cloaks. Go." But the Dementor didn't move, so Lupin muttered something, and a silvery thing shot out of his wand at it, and it turned … Continue reading Expecto Patronum
Anyone who knows me even a little knows that I am a Harry Potter fan. The mere word 'fan' cannot describe my obsession for the series, books in particular. I love the books. Movies? Not so much, but I am crazy for the books. I must have read the books at least a hundred times … Continue reading Is Harry Potter A Series For Kids?
I baked this cake for my little angel Mira for her first birthday. She is my niece and the very first baby of my life. Since she is so special, I had to make her first birthday a special occasion. And what better than a home-baked cake and a hand-made gift? PS- The pattern for … Continue reading Something for our little angel Mira!