Guess which audiobook I’ve started listening to today!
Yup, it’s Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, read by Steven Fry.
There’s Quirrell and Norbert and Quidditch and magic and friendships and it’s SO GREAT.
The last time I listened to the book was about 18 months ago on a roadtrip to Berlin. And before that – when I was 11 years old I read the Philosopher’s Stone in Danish. I’m as amazed now as I was then by how good it is.
I especially had fun drawing Ron’s long nose and Harry’s hair as wild as it’s described in the book.
This creepy bat is a bit late for Halloween, but here it is:
I’ve been organizing (and throwing away) a lot of my old notes from university, and this tiny bat was one of the (many!) doodles that showed up in the paper pile. Today I decided to colour it in digitally. I’ll share more old doodles when I find good ones!
About being late for Halloween – I planned a casual Halloween hang with some friends last Friday (2 November) – and planned to do some good old pumpkin carving. But there were no pumpkins to be found in ANY of the shops in my area! I get that Halloween is 31 October, but I thought maybe they kept a bit of the Halloween stuff in stores over the weekend. Nope – advent calendars and Christmas candy everywhere!
I didn’t have a pumpkin cookie cutter, so we made them by using a round cookie cutter and then shaping the rest with a knife – it’s easier than it sounds! I had an owl cookie cutter (obviously?) – and owls turn into monsters very easily with a bit of sprinkles.