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  1. I have decided to talk a little bit more about the food fun facts regarding North Holland. Restaurants in North Holland are very diverse, but generally there is plenty of choice. As Amsterdam is the city with the most nationalities in the world, this city is filled with ethnic restaurants. There are plenty of Indonesian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Italian, Surinamese, Mexican and Argentinian restaurants in the city, among others. It is also the best place for Dutch restaurants, as they cannot easily be found elsewhere. Try to avoid tourist traps as they are expensive, not authentic and they have a pretty bad service.
  2. I chose to talk about North Holland. Holland is known for its cheese and North Holland is no exception. Edam cheese and Beemster cheese are among the most widely known brands of cheese and a must-try. These are not only known in Holland, but are sold all over the world, including the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia. North Holland Cheese is a special kind of cheese protected by the European Union. Cheese can only bear this label if it is produced in North Holland with traditional methods and ingredients from the region. You can buy it in any supermarket in the region.
  3. Another fun fact is about the capital of the Netherlands, the beautiful Amsterdam. Amsterdam is built on more than a million wooden poles, which extend around 12 metres into the ground. The city was founded on swampy land, and the first builders drove the wooden poles into a solid sandy layer of the river floor. They also built the Royal Palace at Dam Square on 13,659 wooden poles. Even some trees in Vondelpark are held up by wooden poles to stop them from sinking into the soft ground. Nowadays, builders use concrete or steel poles in construction for better stability.
  4. The Netherlands is known as ‘the flower shop of the world’ and for good reason. They produce 80% of the world’s flower bulbs and the flower industry makes up over 5% of the Netherland’s GDP. The country accounts for nearly 90% of the world’s total area of tulip farms (around 11,000 hectares), and they produce 4.3 billion tulip bulbs annually. The flowers are also one of the Netherland’s biggest tourist attractions, with thousands of people flocking to see the beautiful fields each year. Haarlem is one of the best places to see the flowers, with many commercial fields and a Flower Parade. You can also visit Keukenhof Park, known as the ‘Garden of Europe’. It’s the largest flower garden in the world, with around 800 varieties of tulips.
  5. This is a perfect description of my favourite scene! I could never put it better in words! During the climactic battle, Hagrid attempts to come to the defence of Aragog's carnivorous children, who have been driven out of the Forbidden Forest by the Death Eaters and are now attacking both Hogwarts defenders and Death Eaters indiscriminately, but he is carried off by a swarm of them. He later turns up, captive in the Death Eaters' camp, when Harry sacrifices himself to Voldemort. Hagrid is forced to carry Harry back to the school, not realising that Harry has survived again, and en route accuses the watching Centaurs of not doing enough to help. The Centaurs soon afterward join the fray and Hagrid takes part in the second half of the battle, felling his main nemesis among the Death Eaters, the magical-creature executioner Walden Macnair.
  6. Another scene, which I have remember very well was basically the moment we got introduced to the character of Hagrid. When he appeared to Harry and aunt Petunia, uncle Vernon and Dudley. He came to them with a cake for Harry's birthday and to give him the letter from Hogwarts. Along with the now iconic line ('you're a wizard, Harry'), he gave Dudley a pig's tail. This made me like him even more. This was such an iconic scene that I love re-watching on YouTube. This scene showed that regardless of anything, Hagrid was always on Harry's side and was kind.
  7. Oh there were so many scenes in the movies with Hagrid that I really enjoyed. I think one of my favourites is definitely the whole love story with him and Madame Olympe Maxime. I think it gave Hagrid a new face in the movie and made his character more and more interesting. I believe we have learnt so much more about Hagrid just by exploring him from the way he acts when he is charmed by someone, in this case Madame Olympe Maxime. I really regret that he passed away, it is truly such a great loss of another wonderful actor.
  8. Here is another monthly coloring page! Click here for the full size pic. Post your finished drawing below for 10 diamonds.
  9. November's here! Click here for the full size pic. Post your finished drawing below for 10 diamonds.
  10. Task 1 Complete this jigsaw task and take a screenshot of your results. Post it below and keep it 600x600 or less. Task 2 Solve this quiz and take a screenshot of your results. Post it below and keep it 600x600 or less.
  11. Task 1 Sound the Bugle Task 2 https://bryanadams.probitymerch.com/products/stacked-type-logo-white-tee
  12. Task 1 Share a song by Bryan Adams! Task 2 Find some Bryan Adams merch and share a link to it!
  13. Bryan Guy Adams was born on the 5th November 1959 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His mum, Elizabeth Jane and father, Captain Conrad J. Adams emigrated from Plymouth, England. He also has a younger brother. He attended Argyle Secondary School, after which he created his first band called Shock. He later became a vocalist for a pub band Sweeney Todd. His career began in the 1977 when his debut song Roxy Roller debuted at no. 99 on the US. charts. The band released also an album - If Wishes Were Horses the same year. Bryan released 15 albums in total, and sold over 100 million records and singles worldwide. He received plenty of awards, including 20 Juno Awards
  14. Bryan Guy Adams was born on the 5th November 1959 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His mum, Elizabeth Jane and father, Captain Conrad J. Adams emigrated from Plymouth, England. He also has a younger brother. He attended Argyle Secondary School, after which he created his first band called Shock. He later became a vocalist for a pub band Sweeney Todd. His career began in the 1977 when his debut song Roxy Roller debuted at no. 99 on the US. charts. The band released also an album - If Wishes Were Horses the same year. Bryan released 15 albums in total, and sold over 100 million records and singles worldwide. He received plenty of awards, including 20 Juno Awards.
  15. Welcome to the Wizarding Jigsaw Challenge! An activity in which your role is to solve some real life jigsaw! All you got to do to join the activity is to take a photo of the jigsaw you are going to solve (in a box) with the number of pieces, post it below and then start putting it together. There are different amount of diamonds available: 100 - 199 pieces = 10 diamonds 200 -299 pieces = 20 diamonds 300 - 499 pieces = 30 diamonds 500 - 799 = 40 diamonds 800< = 50 diamonds Edit your initial post when you solved jigsaw. There is no deadline for the completion but it needs to be finished before the end of the school year. You can solve multiple jigsaws throughout the year but all need to be posted below to receive diamonds. Alternatively, you can complete multiple jigsaw from the website called Jigsaw Planet. You can also use any other jigsaw website/app. You can choose any jigsaw you want and then take a screenshot of your unfinished and finished jigsaw and post it below. All of the jigsaw completed through this website need to have a minimum of 100 pieces. Remember that on this website, the maximum number of pieces per jigsaw is 300. Also, make sure that the number of pieces should be visible in your screenshot for it to count. Remember that your graphic should be 600x600 or less. The maximum amount of diamonds you can earn per month for this activity is 200 diamonds. If you have already earned 200 diamonds, you will receive beans for any extra jigsaw (with the same rules as for diamonds).
  16. 10 diamonds (104 pieces) 10 diamonds (117 pieces) 10 diamonds (104 pieces) 10 diamonds (104 pieces) 10 diamonds (100 pieces) 10 diamonds (108 pieces) 10 diamonds (108 pieces) 10 diamonds (108 pieces) 20 diamonds (204 pieces)
  17. I am personally a huge fan the Warrens and so I love the whole series featuring these two paranormal investigators. I am personally not so much into the newest movie featuring them - 'The Devil Made Me Do This'. I found it less scary and more boring really. Seemed to look more like a fantasy movie, which is not something I enjoy so much. Out of the Conjuring series, I really liked the first and second movie. The second movie is closer home, since it is taking place in England where I currently live. Annabelle is also pretty fun to watch.
  18. I actually really like the movie called The Exorcisms of Emily Rose. It is about a girl being possessed by all six devils and the priest who decided to perform the exorcism is being prosecuted by a judge. The girl died during the exorcism. I think the movie is terrifying but really well done. Louis is not a huge fan of this movie for a slightly different reason. There is one scene that makes him absolutely terrified, especially the moment when the screen goes really dark. I will link it below but be careful - it is terrifying! Remember, the movie is rated 13 or over! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvTVqWhssoM
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