Aurelia West

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About Aurelia West

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    Death Adder
  • Birthday 06/24/1998

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    dance, languages, psychology, reading

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  1. The Yule Ball - Task 2

    Like Shadow, I used to have some difficulty with the word "apparation" and it also took me a long time to be able to properly pronounce "Beauxbatons."
  2. Aurelia West's Journal

    Dear Journal, I sure haven't visited in a while and I sincerely apologize for that. I must have set you aside during the hectic time that was finals. I'm back now though and plan to stay that way. In RL, I'm taking significantly less classes than I did the previous semester which makes it easier for me to spend more time around here, and I've decided on five lovely classes I'm determined to succeed in! That would be Gobbledegook, The Her in Hero, Magical Plants, Languages 101, and Career Advice. I think all five subjects are incredibly interesting and am so excited to delve into the topics. The Book Club has returned with the Harry Potter Book Festival and I'm having such a ball taking part in discussions and researching more about reading. I'm also really enjoying the Magical Winter Olympics taking place in the Hufflepuff common room and am determined to earn an award. I've been a little more active on IRC lately because I really do want to improve my Quidditch skills and it's been wonderful interacting more with everyone. More updates are sure to come soon, so I'll try to keep you updated! Aure
  3. The Yule Ball - Task 1

    I have limited experience with the foxtrot but haven't really had formal training in any kind of ballroom dance though my tap teacher does also teach it. From doing a bit more research, the foxtrot originated in 1914 and is attributed to vaudeville performer Henry Fox. It is typically performed to jazz music and can be performed at slow, medium, or fast tempos depending on how fast the music is. I'd definitely be interested in learning more about the samba and the jive as they both look so fun to perform!
  4. The Unexpected Task - Task 2

    I once saw someone ask someone else to prom using a cake. While I wasn't particularly interested in prom, I was interested in cake. My friend who wanted to go to prom simply to dance then asked me to go using a cake after I told her about it. Lots of good cake was had as was lots of good dancing.
  5. The Unexpected Task - Task 1

    I heard that the Yule Ball will feature an ice skating rink in lieu of a dance floor this year! I don't think it'll happen, but it would be really fun!
  6. The House-Elf Liberation Front - Task 2

    I think Dobby would enjoy this one because of its fun texture. Additionally, the green and red matches the socks he gave Harry Potter once. I can also picture him wearing it year round regardless of the occasion.
  7. The House-Elf Liberation Front - Task 1

    I think the Demiguise would hibernate throughout the winter. It would also almost certainly remain safe since it is essentially invisible to most.
  8. New Term!

    Many congratulations to all of the award winners! You all make it wonderful for me to visit the Dungeons Here's to the new term! May we earn many points and win many games!
  9. The Goblet of Fire - Task 2

    Hogwarts would be proud to have a Slytherin champion! Not only are Slytherins particularly good at getting results due to their cunning nature, their ambition will also take them far in the competition!
  10. The Goblet of Fire - Task 1

    I'm alright at adjusting to temperatures, but I'd definitely prefer it to be cooler than warmer if only because I can always find more layers to put on! I've always lived in an area where the temperatures shift pretty often, so I'd say I'm at least used to weeks where I need to dig out my big jacket only to put it away the next day, this week included! I also agree that when it hits the 90s it's a little too warm for my liking, but I still like carrying around a portable fan and wearing a sun hat anyways! Reading outside is also particularly nice in warmer weather!
  11. Mischief Managed

    Thank you for organizing such a fun activity! It was awesome to explore the Chamber of Secrets. I didn't know there were so many doors!
  12. Door 2: Fangs

  13. Aurelia West's Journal

    Dear Journal, I dropped off again and RL got crazy.. The Deathday Party was such a fun event, but near the end of it I fell off the wagon so only earned about half the points that I could have which is frustrating. However I was still able to earn the award, so I suppose that's a silver lining. I also disappeared from the end of Gryfftoberfest and now find myself struggling to complete Slyth-o-ween tasks. Eek! Luckily I haven't managed to miss any monthly class deadlines yet and signed up for both Mx HOL and the Hogsmeade Literary Festival. I also managed to send in something for Wizarding Times though it was short, but any points are good points! Hopefully I'll earn many more this term! Aure
  14. The Portkey - Task 1

    I would probably go see the Quidditch World Cup with a small group of close friends, and we would use a portkey for the convenience and also perhaps for the experience! I'd like to get there a few days early so that I can explore around the area and have some time to spend with my friends before the excitement begins. I'm also really keen to see what everyone else does to prepare for the event, since I don't have too much experience going to sporting events. Hopefully by getting there a bit early we can set up our camping site in a good location! I'm unsure of what I would wear, but I have enough knowledge of Muggle clothing to fit in well. I also haven't yet decided which team to support, but I'll be happy for the experience of watching the game regardless of the results. I'd probably spend a lot of money on souvenirs and snacks from this rare opportunity, so I'll have to make sure I save up accordingly ahead of time and not with leprechaun gold.
  15. Piece Together