Savvy Book – My Sister, The Serial Killer

*See disclaimer at foot of post. ‘My Sister, The Serial Killer’, by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Why buy a book duty-bound to give one nightmares? Because it has an attractive cover? Can a nightmare even have an attractive cover? Think about it. What could be more appealing, to a cult-follower of Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’, than a lime-greenContinue reading “Savvy Book – My Sister, The Serial Killer”

Savvy Book – Season to Taste

  A grisly (or gristly) tale, even for those with a taste for the hot stuff. This morning, I purchased a bumper 100g pack of Nacto’s ‘Crushed Chillies’ from Sainsburys. But, not even a bucket-load of the latter would be enough to persuade me to take a chance on Young’s ambitious plans for the dietContinue reading “Savvy Book – Season to Taste”

Assassin: A Savvy Tale

  Sassy. Swinging her cloth bag, she saunters along the sauce isle, stopping only to grab her selection. Not Tesco tomato sauce, no – only the best for her (or for him)! Heinz it is. High sugar content needed. She pops the lid, peels back the silver seal, tips up the bottle, holds it highContinue reading “Assassin: A Savvy Tale”