Decide: Hermione or Pansy Parkinson?

I recently spent a lot of time browsing through J K Rowling’s website, my all time most favourite writer’s website.. Maybe because Harry Potter series of books is something that anyone can easily relate to.. the characters seem so much like the people you meet in your everyday life..  I went through her biography and now I like her more even as a person… I loved this excerpt from her site about what her daughters ought to become:

I don’t want them to be empty-headed, self-obsessed, emaciated clones; I’d rather they were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny – a thousand things, before ‘thin’……Let my girls be Hermiones, rather than Pansy Parkinsons. Let them never be Stupid Girls.

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