ON THE ROAD: Quidditch Cup quest, part IV

Sun. Oct. 25, 2009


10:18 a.m.


We arrived right at 9:00 a.m. and those on the bus who were playing had to sprint to make the opening parade. The parade was amazing — so much energy from everyone! McGill is the only team from outside of the United States but a number of teams have travelled quite a ways to get here. There’s a team here from Texas.


The first games started right away and McGill was on one of the four fields.


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ON THE ROAD: Quidditch Cup quest, part I

Sun. Oct. 18
9:00 p.m.

Last night I dreamt about Quidditch. Now this in itself is not unusual for me as I have spent many a night fantasizing about the wizarding sport. What made this dream interesting was that the players were not 50 feet above ground throwing, dodging and chasing enchanted balls. Rather, my dream-athletes were sprinting across a modified soccer field, clutching onto broomsticks.

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