I Am Ronald Bilius Weasley

Yet another poem dedicated to Ron Weasley, my favourite character from the world of Harry Potter. Here goes the content: I am Ronald Bilius Weasley I come from a poor family And have five brothers As well as a sister Each of whom, is unique In his/her own way But I am not Nothing I…Read more I Am Ronald Bilius Weasley

If Only I Were A Wizard

Sometimes I wish magic were real and I were a wizard; since I am so crazy about Harry Potter and the world of magic. Here is a poem on such wishful thinking: If only I were a wizard My entire life would be vastly different I would be able to perform magic Real magic, not…Read more If Only I Were A Wizard

An Ode To Ron Weasley

Another poem dedicated to my favourite Harry Potter character – Ronald Bilius Weasley. Here is the content: Ron Weasley is known as Harry Potter’s best mate He is not perfect He has his flaws But then, who is perfect? We all have our flaws That’s what makes us human Coming back to Ron He is…Read more An Ode To Ron Weasley

“Weasley Is Our King”

Poem on Ronald Bilius Weasley, my favourite character from the Harry Potter series. Here is the content: I am a Potterhead And every Potterhead has a character Whom s/he will defend Till his/her last breath For me, it’s Ron Weasley He is Harry Potter’s best friend Sacrifices himself in a real game of wizard chess…Read more “Weasley Is Our King”

Why I am afraid to open my mouth

Disclaimer: I owe much of the content in the middle and end to J.K.Rowling; the creator of the Harry Potter series. The actual content: Every time I open my mouth I enter a whole new world A world full of uncertainty A world full of anxiety A world full of fear I hestitate to take…Read more Why I am afraid to open my mouth

My experiences as an Aspie: Part Six

Again, to refresh you all; here are the first 5 parts: https://ashwinkumar1989.in/2017/05/09/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-one/ , https://ashwinkumar1989.in/2017/05/10/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-two/ , https://ashwinkumar1989.in/2017/05/12/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-three/ , https://ashwinkumar1989.in/2017/05/25/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-four/ and https://ashwinkumar1989.in/2017/07/30/my-experiences-as-an-aspie-part-six/ . One of the things that I have not discussed so far is the therapy itself. As mentioned earlier, the counsellor in Mumbai has been far more effective than the one in Chennai; as she made a concerted effort to…Read more My experiences as an Aspie: Part Six

The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 4

This post concludes my blog on Severus Snape. To refresh yourselves, read the first 3 parts: https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/06/28/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-1/, https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/07/01/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-2/ and https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/07/02/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-3/. Something that I had not covered in the earlier parts was Snape's complicated relationship with Dumbledore. To start with, it was Dumbledore who gave Snape a second chance; after he became a Death Eater and then had a…Read more The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 4

The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 3

This is the third part of my monologue on Severus Snape, continuing from https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/07/01/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-2/, and starting from https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/06/28/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-1/. Snape was an expert Potions Master, and excellent in Defence against the Dark Arts as well. However, he was not an ideal teacher. He was very openly biased towards his own house (Slytherin) and generally gave the Gryffindors a…Read more The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 3

The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 2

Please read Part 1 here https://ashwinkumar19892021.wordpress.com/2017/06/28/the-enigma-of-the-half-blood-prince-part-1/, to get a better understanding of my monologue about Severus Snape. So, Snape was a thoroughly complicated character; in my opinion the best character in the series - not according to the moral compass, but in the way he was structured and built up right till the grand surprise…Read more The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 2

The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 1

Firstly, let us take a moment to celebrate 20 years since the first copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was released in the UK. To call it just a "series of fantasy books" would be a collossal understatement. Joanne Rowling took us to a new world; full of love and hatred, good and…Read more The enigma of the Half-Blood Prince: Part 1