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How to Create a Harry Potter Style Party – Infographic


Creating a Harry Potter Style Party - Infographic

Hogwarts here we come! It’s time to get your wand and be the wizard you know you can be when you have this dazzling Harry Potter party.

Everyone will be ready to board at Kings Cross Station on platform 9 ¾ when your home is party ready.

The new Harry Potter movie comes from the writings of “magizoologist”, Newt Scamander, but some things never change. They mystical world of wizardry is always part of the story line. Make your home become the land of wizardry with a magical look that is unmistakably Potterish.

Whether crossing through the brick wall to the train or sitting in the main dining hall at Hogwarts, your guests will love the authentic appearance that turned your home into the amazing wonderland of sorcery. Finding Moaning Myrtle in the bathroom will add to the display for every loyal Harry Potter fan. Who can forget that charming, albeit irritating ghost that haunted the girl’s bathroom at Hogwarts? Read the rest of this entry


When YOU are ready to rise, YOU’ll rise up..

When YOU are ready to rise, YOU’ll rise up..

A collaborative effort of TragedyandHope and Activist, Author and Garret John Laporto of the viral sensation “The Wayseers Manifesto”.

Music used: Steve Jablonsky – My Name is Lincoln

TragedyandHope does not claim to own any of this footage used in this video and does not wish to make a profit from this work. It is simply for educational purposes. Please contact TragedyandHope if you are the owner of this footage and have any concerns of its use. Read the rest of this entry

How to Build a Primitive Wattle & Daub Hut From Scratch


I built this hut in the bush using naturally occurring materials and primitive tools.

The hut is 2m wide and 2m long, the side walls are 1m high and the ridge line (highest point) is 2m high giving a roof angle of 45 degrees. A bed was built inside and it takes up a little less than half the hut. The tools used were a stone hand axe to chop wood, fire sticks to make fire, a digging stick for digging and clay pots to carry water.The materials used in the hut were wood for the frame,

The materials used in the hut were wood for the frame, vine and lawyer cane for lashings and mud for daubing. Broad leaves were initially used as thatch which worked well for about four months before starting to rot.

The roof was then covered with sheets of paper bark which proved to be a better roofing material (*peeling the outer layer of bark does not kill this species of tree). An external fireplace and chimney were also built to reduce smoke inside. The hut is a small yet comfortable shelter and provides room to store tools and materials out of the weather.

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