Author: Raina Telgemeier 2016           The story follows a family moving to a city on the northern coast of California, called Bahía de la Luna. Catrina is the older sister of Maya, she’s shy compared to her sister and afraid of ghosts. Maya is outgoing, but her temperament is dampened by her cystic fibrosis whichContinue reading Ghosts

A Study in Scarlet Women

A study in Scarlet Women is the first of the lady Sherlock series by Sherry Thomas. It is a re-imagination of Sherlock Holmes, but seen through a female perspective. Re-imagination of Sherlock Holmes are  aplenty; we recently saw a rise of this on TV with the Elementary and Sherlock series, which reintroduced this favourite detectiveContinue reading “A Study in Scarlet Women”

Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood

What I know about South Africa can fit on a postage stamp. Its information cobbled together from the subplot of Lethal Weapon 2, the movie Invictus (with the incomparable Morgan Freeman) and R-rated movie Chappie. That said, when I hear Trevor Noah talk about African countries when he hosts The Daily Show, I pride myselfContinue reading “Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood”