Guess what Kes is reading?

Guess what Kes is reading?

I thought I’d start a “what am I reading?” blog because … well, if you like Wildfire you might be wondering what the books and authors I most like are.  The focus is on YA literature, with some children’s or adult books thrown in. I should really start with...
What My Lady Did

What My Lady Did

I suppose, on balance, it may be considered a good thing that I rarely got the chance to  watch films or TV shows before last Spring: it means there’s been something to do and something to talk about in the absence of all those things I used to do and talk about. One...
Welcome to my Tipi

Welcome to my Tipi

There’s as Jewish tradition that Father Abraham’s tent was open on all four sides. His defining characteristic was generosity, and the good deed he most loved doing was welcoming guests – hence the four-sided openness: that way he could see strangers approaching from...
Sherlock is NOT a girl’s name

Sherlock is NOT a girl’s name

Reflecting its 19th century origins, Sherlock is a story primarily about men: a strong, central male character teams up with a strong, faithful (male) best friend to defeat a series of villains, most of whom happen to be male. It’s also, incidentally, an extremely...