If you know me, you know I am a MASSIVE Harry Potter geek. So when I received a “Harry Blogger Tag” notification from the lovely Carlie (from CarliesLife) on Twitter I was straight onto it quicker than you can say Quidditch!

I was 5 years old when the first spell binding book was released into the world, so it took 4 years of listening to my sister describe how amazing it was until I was old enough to read it, never looking back I was officially obsessed with Harry Potter! As an adult you will rarely find me watching anything else on the TV other than a Harry Potter film. My favourite pass time is to play my Harry Potter trivia game whilst wearing my Harry Potter hoodies (Ok, starting to sound weird now, sorry!)

Here it goes!: (I am a little too excited to answer these questions):

1. Who is your favourite character?

So I thought long and hard about this, but I will have to say Severus Snape. Obviously, the twist in the story will have made the most stubborn of people change all of their previous inhibitions regarding Snape, I know it did for me, in fact I still cry each and every time I watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt1 +Pt2. Even more so now after the recent passing of Alan Rickman (who plays Snape in the films)

2. Which is your favourite book?

Errm errm errrrrrm, so difficult! I would say the first, it is so fun, cosy and magical. I loved first reading about all the characters, Dumbledore was exactly how I imagined him. The first book makes me feel nostalgic and homely.

3. Which is your least favourite book?

Well, I have never been able to get past the fact Sirius was killed in front of Harry in Harry Potter & the Half Blood prince, book, so I would say that. I still read/watch that and hope and pray Harry & co. leave the Ministry before things got crazy for them, sigh! I suppose a book with no twists & drama wouldn’t be as good of a read..

4. Which character is most like you?

Hmmm, tough. I would say, a majority of the time, I am mostly Hermione Granger, I am slightly bossy, love to be a nerd, a bit short tempered and I have huge curly/frizzy hair!

5. If you could spend a day as a witch in Hogwarts, what would you do?

Oh goodness, I would do SO much. Firstly I would feast in the great hall, drink galleons of Butter Beer at the Three Broomsticks, fly around on a broomstick, chat with Dumbledore, eat everything from the Trolley and then use a time-turner over and over again to relive the day as many times as I want 😉

6. What is your favourite spell?

I would say, Expelliarmus!

7. Is there anything you would change about the plot?

Nooooo! I couldn’t. Maybe I would change the fact that Dobbie and Hedwig dies because I find that utterly heartbreaking, but otherwise, its perf!

8. Where were you when you started reading The Philosophers Stone for the first time?

I was at my home at the time, reading it at the same time as my sister reading one of the later books! I also remember listening to the audio cassette tapes of Stephen Fry reading it.. I think that was my first encounter.

9. Cho was Harry’s first kiss, who would your first kiss be at Hogwarts?

Hehe, maybe Cedric Diggory, he was pretty handsome!

10. Finally, is there anyone in reality you’d love to cast a slug puking spell on?

Ughhhh slugs make me feel really sick so the thought of this question is making me a little queezy! But, if I had to choose someone, it would be the infamous Donald Trump. I mean, what better way to shush a crazed man is there than the puking slugs spell!

I have left a few pictures below that I took whilst visiting Harry Potter world in Universal Orlando in 2014 (very poor photos from my old iPhone, soz!) I will actually be re-visiting this year in October when in Orlando so will be sure to do a professional style blog post on it..

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Thank you to Carlie for the nomination. Makesure you check out her Harry Blogger post for an amazing read HERE!
Also, makesure you are following her on her social media: TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & FACEBOOK


I tag anyone who reads this and wants to take part, let me know if you do! X


  1. Aleeha 16th August 2016 / 11:52 am

    I bet you’re excited for the new book! I’m not a MASSIVE harry potter fan, but I think it’s quite cool that they are bringing out another book!
    Aleeha xXx

    • holly strawson 26th August 2016 / 6:49 pm

      I need someone to tag me in this! Omg Potter fans are the best!

  2. Hannah Hawes 15th August 2016 / 11:23 am

    I have to admit I didn’t actually read this post… I still haven’t seen the last 2 or 3 films and was scared there were spoilers haha!!

    Love Hannah xx


  3. Amy 12th August 2016 / 9:25 am

    OMG I am 100% doing this tag, I loved reading your answers. I would love to go to Harry Potter world in Orlando!

    fourcatsplusus.co.uk | Amy x

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:47 am

      Ahhhh I cannot wait to read your answers when you’e done the tag 🙂 XX

  4. Sarah 11th August 2016 / 5:56 pm

    Great post! I think many of my answers would be pretty similar. I absolutely loved Snape, ever since the beginning actually, and hated the book where Sirius dies. He was my second favourite character.

    Sarah | lavenderlife.co

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:47 am

      Ahh he was one of my faves also, thanks Sarah! X

  5. Becca 11th August 2016 / 5:32 pm

    I love this post! I wouldn’t say I’m a major Harry Potter fan, but this was definitely insightful X

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:49 am

      Haha! Thanks Samantha.

  6. Annika 11th August 2016 / 5:11 pm

    Great post! Always love talking about Harry Potter! Have you ever played the Lego HP video games? Spent all last summer getting through them with the kiddos. I am pretty terrible at spell casting lol!

    Annika | http://theseasonahead.com

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:50 am

      I used to have the old Harry Potter games on playstations1/2 and 3 but Playstation 4 doesn’t have them! But I want to try the Lego games now, thanks Annika 🙂 X

  7. Kirsty 11th August 2016 / 5:08 pm

    I am so jealous of your photos and of that experience! But I will definitely need to do this tag because I LOVE HARRY POTTER as well!!

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:50 am

      Ahh make sure you let me know on Twitter (@sopherinas) if you manage to do this as i’d love to read your answers 🙂

  8. lois 11th August 2016 / 5:08 pm

    Definitely want to do this tag after seeing this! I’d agree with your favourite book, love the first one aswell. I’m a huge Harry Potter fan and reading this makes me want a butterbeer xo

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:51 am

      Thank you Lois 🙂 Please let me know on Twitter (@sopherinas) if you do do this tag as i’d love to read it!

  9. Jessica & James 11th August 2016 / 5:05 pm

    Wow this post is just wow! And I thought my sister was a big Harry Potter fan, you have taken it to a whole new level and really, I love it! I love Harry Potter, always be a big part of my childhood but I’ve never met anyone love it as much as you! I really enjoyed reading this and I can tell how much fun you had answering these, so detailed. Love it, thanks for sharing!

    Jessica & James

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:52 am

      Haha! Thanks guys!

  10. 1 Week Mary 11th August 2016 / 5:05 pm

    I love this!! Since re watching all the mocked last week, I’m getting over excited every time I see something Harry Potter related lol! This was such a great post and I’m definitely with you when you say you’d use the time turner to relive the day over and overrrrrr, it would be amazing! Just imagine, aaaah. Thanks for sharing! Xxx

    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:52 am

      Thank you 🙂 XX

  11. Jessica 11th August 2016 / 5:05 pm

    So this has to be the best tag ever!! And I totes agree with changing hedwig and dobbie dying, so devastating! Books mightn’t have been such an emotional rollercoaster without it though. Loved this post Sophie 🙂 Harry Potter nerds for the win! Jess xx


    • sopherina 12th August 2016 / 10:53 am

      Thanks lovely 🙂 X

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