Thursday, 11 July 2013

Harry Potter Moment of the Week #8

This is a meme hosted by Leah Woods over at Uncorked Thoughts. The aim of this meme is to share with fellow bloggers a character, spell, chapter, object or quote from the books/ films/ J. K. Rowling herself or anything Potter related!  This weeks is:

Best odd thing from HP 

(Dumbledore's chamber pot incident, the mad knight etc.)

 Barnabas the Barmy.

An enormous moving tapestry depicting Barnabas the Barmy's foolish attempt to train a group of eight trolls for the ballet hung on the seventh floor corridor of Hogwarts Castle, opposite the entrance to the Room of Requirement. The small group was portrayed by a forest clearing, and some of the trolls were hitting Barnabas with their clubs.

I just need to understand why Barnabas felt the need to train trolls. To show that trolls could be tamed? I'm not really sure. But I've always imagined watching the tapestry and Barnabas repeatedly being clubbed by the trolls and eventually be sat on.

Imagine being famous for being so bonkers.

What do you suppose is  the best odd thing?

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  1. Oh lord, I totally forgot about this fiasco! Ahahahaha, awesome pick! :D This is one of the biggest wtf moments in Potter! :D Amazing pick, still laughing! XD

  2. Lol, that picture is so nightmarish don't you think?

  3. Hahaha, quite. I'd try not to think about it much because - trolls. In skirts. Pink ones. Terrible hahaha :D

  4. This is such a fantastic choice! And I love the pic! Yeah, what was Barnabas the Barmy thinking when he decided to do this, LOL!

  5. Sarah @ Girl!Reporter11 July 2013 at 14:09

    Nice choice. I'd forgotten about this moment.

  6. Angelas Anxious Life11 July 2013 at 18:27

    This is a really good one. I think this is a cool odd painting. I always pictured it in my headed vividly every time I read the books.

  7. LOL This is so great. Love your pick and and picture is wonderful to look at. I can't post mine until next week when I will combine it with next week's question because I had to post a review today. Great choice! Jaclyn @ JC's Book Haven.

  8. Hahahaha! This is amazing! I'd totally forgotten about this one :).