Jul 5, 2020
Today’s Quotefest focuses on something Dumbledore says to Harry at the end of The Goblet of Fire after his horrific experience in the graveyard, being forced to watch Voldemort come back to human (ish) form.
“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it” Dumbledore says to Sirius’...
Jun 17, 2020
“Dobby will have too punish himself most grievously for coming to see you Sir; Dobby will have to shut his ears in the oven door for this” (from The Chamber of Secrets).
Today’s Quotefest episode uses this seemingly simple quote from Dobby to illustrate a deeper understanding of self-sabotaging behaviour. I am...
Jun 14, 2020
Today’s quote is about - not from - one of the Potter books and it comes from John Green, author of Paper Towns
“Harry Potter isn’t real? Oh no! Wait, wait, what do you mean by real? Is this video blog real? Am I real if you can see me and hear me, but only through the internet? Are you real if I can read your...
Jun 7, 2020
Welcome to The Harry Potter Saved My Life Quotefest.
Every episode for the next few weeks or so, I will bring you two quotes – 1 meaningful and 1 pure comedy. I give you my spin on how these words can you life an more empowered life.
“Great, Tell me when you’ve defeated Voldemort for me,...
Mar 20, 2020
If Coronavirus Were A Harry Potter Character, It Would Not Be Voldemort. So Who Then?
Why, Peeves The Poltergeist of course.
For me, the most useful metaphor for Coronavirus in the world of Hogwarts is Peeves the poltergeist.
Hogwart’s most un-favourite poltergeist is pretty unmanageable. The only souls, living or...