Going to Hogsmeade always was an event Seamus looked forward to. And even though Dolores Umbridge had quite a regime going on in Hogwarts, she was not able to cancel this part of the students‘ freedom. Not only they were fond of getting out of the school from time to time, also the teachers wanted to have their drink at the Three Broomsticks. So it was obvious that Umbridge was not even supported by Filch when she wanted to get rid of the visits in Hogsmeade.
The snow was quietly falling down this Saturday morning when Seamus got up. He rolled over once more, trying to ignore the pale rays of sunlight which were falling through the curtains. Just once more he wanted to return to his dream which was so wonderful that Seamus wished it had never ended. But an annoying ticking sound forced him to stay awake. Seamus grunted and hid his head underneat his pillow. But once noticed he could not ignore the ticking which apparently was coming from his alarm clock.
Just at the moment Seamus