What exactly is a Black Buck? Is it a black male deer, black money (in the spirit of keeping the spending power of Black people circulating within the Black community for longer before going into the wider economy) or a Black man?
The Day I am beginning to learnthat life-altering news is often like a premature birth:ill-timed, catching someone unaware,emotionally unprepared& often where they shouldn’t be: © Elizabeth Acevedo, Clap When You Land The title Clap When You Land resonated with me, as it is something anyone who has flown to the Caribbean or Africa has experienced. It […]
Mango Cake and Murder by Christy Murphy My rating: 2 of 5 stars I picked up Mango Cake and Murder by Christy Murphy, as I’ve been a fan of amateur sleuths as I grew up on Jessica Fletcher (Murder She Wrote) and Mrs Marple (of Agatha Christie fame). It was short and an easy read […]
I spent the first weekend of 2021 planning what books I would like to read, as I have finally got my reading mojo back and this was my new year’s resolution. I’ve previously shared it was a challenge to read in 2020, but I have definitely got my groove back into reading and have been […]
I came from a line of women who bore a single child and were dead before it’s eighteenth birthday A Cupboard Full of Coats is the debut novel by Londoner Yvette Edwards. It is set over a weekend and examines both the happenings in the lead up to the murder of Jinx’s mother 16 years […]