hp history - [1/2] inventions

the knight bus

First commissioned in 1865 as a method for underage or infirm wizards to transport themselves discreetly. The idea was proposed by then-Minister Dugald McPhail, after a number of other ideas such as broomsticks with sidecars were vetoed.

HARRY POTTER ALPHABET → t
↳ triwizard tournament

"Eternal glory! That’s what awaits the student who wins The Triwizard Tournament, but to do this, that student must survive three tasks. Three extremely dangerous tasks."

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.


"One spring afternoon I discovered a bowl on my desk, just a few inches of clear water in it. Floating on the surface was a flower petal… as I watched, it sank… just before it reached the bottom, it was transformed, into a wee fish. It was beautiful magic, wondrous to behold. The flower petal had come from a lily… your mother.”

"One spring afternoon I discovered a bowl on my desk, just a few inches of clear water in it. Floating on the surface was a flower petal… as I watched, it sank… just before it reached the bottom, it was transformed, into a wee fish. It was beautiful magic, wondrous to behold. The flower petal had come from a lily… your mother.

ginnywheezy:

I've got a really good feeling about Hagrid's. I feel it's the place
to be tonight. Do you know what I mean?