#that time Harry had perfect Harry hair
#that time a book-to-movie adaptation was nearly perfect
The Gryffindor common room is hidden behind the portrait of the Fat Lady on the seventh floor of Hogwarts. A password has to be given in order for the painting to reveal the secret crawl space that leads into the room. Once inside you will feel the warmth from the fireplace and probably just want to make yourself at home by curling up on one of the many comfy chairs or large rugs scattered around the room. The walls are highly decorated with rich tapestries and paintings of witches and wizards as well as various magical beasts. Even their noticeboards are full, completely covered in notes and colourful posters. The only spaces in between are for the odd window which provide a lovely aerial view of the school grounds.
G O D R I C G R Y F F I N D O R → He was born in the West Country in a village that later became known as Godric’s Hollow. In his students, Gryffindor valued bravery, daring and nerve. He was a skilled duellist, an extensive traveller and had a natural affinity with magical creatures.
"George," said Fred, "I think we’ve outgrown a full-time education."
"Yeah, I’ve been feeling that way myself," said George lightly.
"Time to test our talents in the real world, d’you reckon?" asked Fred.
"Definitely," said George.
HP and the Order of the Phoenix: Harry turned his back on Dumbledore and stared determinedly out of the opposite window. He could see the Quidditch stadium in the distance. Sirius had appeared there once, disguised as the shaggy black dog …
"There is no shame in what you are feeling, Harry," said Dumbledore’s voice. "On the contrary…the fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength."
gryffindor + house traits