The Task: write a letter to a character from a book or movie as if they were a real person.
Miss Amelia Marble
46 Grimace Street
Professor Albus Dumbledore,
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
My Dear Albus,
I’m so pleased to hear that all the troubles you have been having have been resolved and life is back to normal at Hogwarts.
It is with great pleasure that I accept your invitation to once again address the annual Witches and Wizards Spells and Potions Open Day.
I am so pleased to be asked for as you know I have been a great fan and supporter of Hogwarts School.
This year I shall speak on ‘Living Successfully in a Muggle World’.
As you know Grimace Street is a wonderful place to live and even though I do vet the people who come to live here every so often there is one or two troublesome Muggles give me cause for concern. Hence, I believe in the old saying: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get.” For as we have all learned over the years, what’s on the outside may not be the same on the inside. Sadly too many of them are cursed, I’m sure that is what it is, with greed and therefore so very self-centred.
I do have one request as far as accommodation goes. I would like very much not to be housed in Slytherin House as I found them to be a tiresome lot of tricksters. Finding my shower cubicle, a snake pit, is not the way any witch would like to end her day and finding slimy slithering things in my bed, frankly does not go well for restful repose.
Neither would I like to be in Gryffindor as I find most of the young ones are believing they are future Harry Potters or Hermione Grangers. Such pretentious children do get wearisome. I thought maybe Ravenclaw would be more suitable, they are very stayed and laid back folk, with little reason to be above themselves as others seem to be.
So, my Dear Albus, I shall be on the 9.24.5 from Central leaving that beautiful Platform 9 3/4. Looking forward to seeing you on the 33rd.
Yours in all things magical
Amelia Marble, Miss.