Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 26: Henrietta Rose-Innes: Nineveh

The first short story I ever read and enjoyed, Promenade, was written by South African writer, Henrietta Rose-Innes. Every time I've walked on the Sea Point promenade since I have thought of the story, of the dodges and play fights, and of the loss experienced by the protagonist. I read the story six years ago.… Continue reading Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 26: Henrietta Rose-Innes: Nineveh

Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 25: Lauren Liebenberg: The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam

Having a sister is one of the best elements of my life. We used to fight a lot growing up, about almost everything (even who got to eat out of which particular bowl at breakfast). She is now one of my best friends and I love spending time with her. The thought of growing up… Continue reading Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 25: Lauren Liebenberg: The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam

Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 24: Paige Nick: A Million Miles from Normal

Sometimes life fucks you. That's probably the understatement of the century, and I suppose it's a bit crass, but it's the truth. Plain and simple. So when it does your immediate options are generally: 1) Remain in a heap on the floor and cry, indefinitely, whilst attached to an IV drip of nutella and wine;… Continue reading Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 24: Paige Nick: A Million Miles from Normal

Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 23: C.A. Davids: The Blacks of Cape Town

Every family has things they'd rather people not know, or at least, not people outside the family. Whether your family is large or small, it's likely that someone in it has a secret (I mean who hasn't watched Bold and the Beautiful?), or something that they'd simply rather not tell anyone. The thing is though,… Continue reading Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 23: C.A. Davids: The Blacks of Cape Town

Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 22: Priscilla Holmes: Now I See You

Well. There are few things I like more than books with almost exclusively female characters, mystery, and sex. I am also pretty partial to a story set in the Eastern Cape, having studied there for six years. Now I See You ticked all the boxes. It follows the story of Detective Inspector Thabisa Tswane from The Eagles,… Continue reading Read Women Write 2014/15: Book 22: Priscilla Holmes: Now I See You