Procrastination Nation

My name is Esther and I live in Queensland Australia, studying business management, creative writing, psychology and how to pick too many majors.


I bought my friend an elephant for their room.

They said “Thank you.”

I said “Don’t mention it.”


  #SDJHFSDJFHDFJHFLDLJFH    #oh god not ready not ready AT ALLLL    #The Hobbit    #BoFA    #Battle of the Five Armies    #J. R. R. Tolkien    #Tolkien  


Thanks to iangalager, all I can think of is the Black family as the family from Arrested Development!

Just imagine it though:

Walburga’s head pops up in a fireplace.

Sirius: Hello?

Walburga: *Shrieks*

Sirius: Mother, you’ve got to stop starting conversations like that.


Sirius: I think the reason you and I always fight is that ever since we were little, Father always played us off each other.

Regulus: Father said it was your fault.


Regulus: I guess Mother wanted me to have something new. Sweet old thing.

Sirius: Only two of those things describe Mother.


Walburga: Regulus is a nervous wreck right now! He’s joining the Death Eaters for God’s sake!

Sirius: You volunteered him!

Walburga: I knew you were going to throw that in my face!


Walburga: I love all my children equally.

-Earlier That Day-

Walburga: I don’t care for Sirius.


Sirius: Come on, Bellatrix! We’ve had some good times, haven’t we?


  #bahahaha this is perf    #HP    #Harry Potter    #the noble and most ancient house of black    #arrested development    #walburga black    #sirius black    #regulus black    #bellatrix black  
Middle-Aged Harry Potter Books (x)
  #i always wondered about hogwarts tuition    #like tom riddle gets a scholarship/whatever to pay for books and stuff    #is there no tuition or are orphans automatically covered?    #if there are fees do purebloods and muggleborns have different rates?    #etc etc    #HP    #Harry Potter    #in any case these are fab and too funny  





but guys, you realize Morgan Freeman had to read those lines

…without laughing.


This post doesn’t show up on my dash enough.

  #lego    #the lego movie    #morgan freeman    #best  
  #babe    #fashion    #aesthetics    #leather    #leather jacket    #flowers    #wear    #evil queen wardrobe  
msdanconia asked: SLYTHERIN or HUFFLPUFF
Or perhaps in Slytherin. You’ll make your real friends, those cunning folk use any means to achieve their ends.” 
(locket credit: chipmunkgiggle)
  #efff yeah    #HP    #Harry Potter    #Hogwarts    #Hogwarts Houses    #Slytherin    #Slytherin pride  

"What do you dream about, Slytherin?
Her. Her lips. Her hands. Her hair. Her skin. Her voice ringing through stone halls. Halls he built. 
"Nothing. I dream of nothing."

"What do you dream about, Slytherin?

Her. Her lips. Her hands. Her hair. Her skin. Her voice ringing through stone halls. Halls he built. 

"Nothing. I dream of nothing."

  #ouch    #HP    #Salazar Slytherin    #Rowena Ravenclaw    #Salazar x Rowena    #Harry Potter    #Founders    #Founders era  

… “You must have shown me real loyalty down in the Chamber. Nothing but that could’ve called Fawkes to you.” That’s the very first thing Dumbledore thanks and praises Harry for. Not for rescuing Ginny, or saving the school from the basilisk, or for keeping Voldemort from coming back, but for loyalty.

Dumbledore judges the people he works with based first and foremost on how loyal they are to him. Not because he thinks he’s all that, but because, as I said, he views people as game pieces, and you can’t have your game pieces acting up, can you? He values his pieces. He wants to advance and protect them. But he doesn’t want them running off beyond his sphere of influence and doing their own thing. I think there’s something very ambiguous about Dumbledore’s habit of seeking out desperate, socially outcast people and doing them one or two huge favors that leave them bound to him for life. Remus, Hagrid and Snape all fit that pattern, and Trelawney and Firenze appear to join the ranks in OOP. It kind of makes me wonder what Dumbledore has done for Fletcher, Moody and Shacklebolt.

…The problem with Sirius is, he’s not loyal to Dumbledore at all; he’s loyal to Harry. From Dumbledore’s point of view, it’s as if he’s playing wizard chess, and one of the knights suddenly decides that he doesn’t care what happens to the king, he’s just going to take care of that little pawn on the left. So Dumbledore does the only thing he thinks he can do — he sticks his recalcitrant knight into a safe, isolated corner of the board and keeps him from making any moves. Perfectly sensible and strategically sound, as long as you don’t expect your game pieces to have any pesky emotions or psychological issue that need to be taken into account.

…Dumbledore’s actions at Hogwarts are another symptom of his general approach. He doesn’t treat it just as a school, but also as an instrument in his strategy. People like Snape, Hagrid and Trelawny — all lousy teachers, in very different ways — are given their jobs as perks, because of their past of future usefulness to the Order, and because it strengthens their bonds of loyalty to Dumbledore.

OTOH, look at Lupin, who is a talented teacher. Why wasn’t he hired before Harry’s third year, especially given the difficulty of finding qualified DADA professors? My theory is that Dumbledore didn’t consider it necessary. As far as he knew, Lupin was already totally loyal simply because Dumbledore had allowed him to attend Hogwarts. There was no need to bribe him with a job. He was hired only when his familiarity with Sirius became an important factor. Once Sirius proved not to be a threat, Lupin was allowed to resign…

  #duuuudddeeeee    #Dumbles was absolutely a slytherin and no-one can tell me otherwise    #HP    #Harry Potter    #HP meta    #Dumbledore    #Albus Dumbledore    #ch: lemondrops and chess  

“Oy, Potter!”

“What now?” he muttered wearily, turning to face Angelina Johnson, who looked as though she was in a towering temper.

“I’ll tell you what now,” she said, marching straight up to him and poking him hard in the chest with her finger. “How come you’ve landed yourself in detention for five o’clock on Friday?”

“What?” said Harry. “Why… oh yeah, Keeper tryouts!”

Now he remembers!” snarled Angelina. “Didn’t I tell you I wanted to do a tryout with the whole team, and find someone who fitted in with everyone! Didn’t I tell you I’d booked the Quidditch pitch specially? And now you’ve decided you’re not going to be there!”

“I didn’t decide not to be there!” said Harry, stun g by the injustice of these words. “I got detention from that Umbridge woman, just because I told her the truth about You-Know-Who.”

“Well, you can just go straight to her and ask her to let you off on Friday,” said Angelina fiercely, “and I don’t care how you do it. Tell her You-Know-Who’s a figment of your imagination if you like, just make sure you’re there!”

She turned on her heel and stormed away.

  #lmao    #sassy snarky harry is my fave    #HP    #Harry Potter    #OotP    #Angelina Johnson    #Quidditch