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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Words that give you pause
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Words that give you pause

I just read something in Madam, Will You Talk by Mary Stewart and I literally stopped reading, it was so evocative and gorgeous, so beautiful ... It was still hot, and the late sun's rays fell obliquely across the balcony, through the half-opened shutter, in a shaft of copper-gold. Motionless, the s...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Jenny!
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: Happy Birthday, Jenny!

Happy Birthday, Jenny! I hope you have a very most magical and wonderful birthday! https://media.giphy.com/media/NttxLASC3Jddu/giphy.gif gif shows scene from The Avengers. Thor and Captain America looking up. Iron Man is saying "Guys I'm bringing the party to you." Scarlet looks up. Iron Man appear...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 5
Views: 11949

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

Slytherin vs Ravenclaw match on June 8th:

*The first question will be from which book? * Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
*How many different Chasers will score a goal? * 3
*Will the answer to the last question contain a color? * No
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 43
Views: 2002

Re: Quick Quotes

A wondrous invention

from The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
"A box on legs?" he said.
The Luggage hurtled around the corner, its several hundred knees moving like pistons.
I do love The Luggage and narrowed it down, from several, to just two quotes. :lol:
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: The Battle of Hogwarts
Replies: 0
Views: 28

The Battle of Hogwarts

The Battle of Hogwarts took place a little over 20 years ago (May 2, 1998) and was written about in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (which came out July 21, 2007). It's sort of odd how things remembered from 10 years ago are so different from things remembered when it just happened yesterday, l...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Vanessa!
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: Happy Birthday, Vanessa!

Happy Birthday, Vanessa!

I hope you have a wonderful and magical day (and life).

:)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Book Trivia Game

Iverian Gnash has successfully matched the who-said-what to what they said!

:D

Who is next?
Arabella Ollivander is next!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dexter!
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Happy Birthday, Dexter!

Happy Birthday, Dexter!

I hope you have a magical and wonderful birthday.

:)
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: June Challenge - Cryptogram
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: June Challenge - Cryptogram

Someone has solved this already!

Arianna Stonewater sent in the solution.

Who is next?

Iverian Gnash

followed by ....
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: June Challenge - Cryptogram
Replies: 1
Views: 38

June Challenge - Cryptogram

Slytherin is having a most interesting Activity, featuring Villains and Heroes. Here is a Cryptogram for you to solve -- featuring a couple of (in)famous Villains! https://i.postimg.cc/ncLBFPFH/June-2019-Cryptogram.png Earn 25 HOOTS by completing this Cryptogram and sending me your answer, in a HOL ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: June Newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 60

June Newsletter

June Newsletter! ~ ~ Our Last Month of the Spring 2019 Term ~ ~ House News Gryffindor The last chance to earn Rubies in the Term is posted in Gone Questing . Will you survive the dangerous and death-defying deeds needed to complete the tasks? All of HOL is invited to the mystery - which is here . K...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Book Trivia Game

Our Trivia Challenge for June returns us to the Harry Potter books. Match the sentence with the person who spoke it. All of the books, 1-7, are used. Use only these names which are listed in the Character Names. Not all the names listed have a quote for them ... and some characters might have more t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Book Trivia Game

Beans have been sent to Elena and Adaleine! Here are the answers (and some more information about these lovely libraries): 1-H- Hereford Cathedral The chained library at Hereford Cathedral is the largest surviving chained library in the world. It's the only library of its type in which all the books...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Fri May 31, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Reading Treasure Map - Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: Reading Treasure Map - Questions

Question: I've just found Reading Treasure Map. Can I still participate in this? Answer: Yes! As Sky wrote, in the Introductory Post, here The Reading Treasure Map is an activity that will run for the entirety of the Spring Term: February 1st to June 30th. You can join in at any time. You will pick ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu May 30, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Ink Splatters
Topic: Prompts Index and Information
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Prompts Index and Information

Welcome to Ink Splatters Prompts Index and Information . We have in here, for your convenience, a link to The Graphics Garden and links to the most recent prompts. General information You can earn 20 beans for each prompt completed. To win the coveted Ink Splatters Award , you must complete 7 prompt...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon May 27, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 43
Views: 2002

Re: Quick Quotes

Our last May prompt -

A prize for winning a computer game

from Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs
a Lego pirate ship complete with plastic Jolly Roger
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun May 26, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Book Trivia Game

I just saw this and thought 'wow' so am sharing it here, because with the trivia this month we celebrate famous libraries all around the world! https://i.postimg.cc/pL1YHF7d/5-26-2019-kansas-city-public-library-600x600.jpg Image shows a city block, with the usual street and cars and sidewalk and gra...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat May 25, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Pottermore
Topic: Harry Potter: A Journey Through...
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Harry Potter: A Journey Through...

I want all of them. :blink:

I also want them in some other format than e-book!

I think that book 1, Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts, will be of the most immediate interest to me, but yeah, I want all of them. :ph34r:
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu May 23, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Magical Merge
Replies: 55
Views: 5794

Re: Magical Merge

^_^ a study in contrasts .... https://66.media.tumblr.com/909741db3ec7f39a3bf72cf58e28a463/tumblr_oq8et9qmaf1rpduwho1_400.gif image shows Gandalf in The Fellowship of the Rings . He is standing in on the Bridge of Khazad-dûm in Moria and telling the Balrog of Mordoth "You shall not pass!" and smashe...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue May 21, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game
Replies: 10
Views: 534

Re: Book Trivia Game

*bump* You have until the end of May to send me your list of libraries! If you do not find all of them, remember you can send in a partial list and you will still earn Beans. You don't need to find them all to participate. Do the ones easy to find, first. This will narrow down the options for the o...

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