This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga

In the dark spaces between the puddles of weak yellow light, flying insects whirl and hurl themselves against the windscreen, following their instincts for brighter places. (p.209, This Mournable Body) Like such insects, Tambudzai strives to create, or have delivered...

So, what’s a Heady Mix subscription book box?

Heady Mix is still a new book box, and with sales now in full swing, we thought it would be worth telling you a little more about what awaits you inside our colourful book boxes. As well as the basics on how subscriptions book boxes work…     What is a subscription...
Can you imagine a future, future?

Can you imagine a future, future?

In the West, we’re all accustomed to widespread ideas about the future. Flying cars, robots, extraterrestrial travel, and although these ideas are far-flung and imaginative, how inclusive and diverse they are is a different question.   YouTuber Diana in Colour...
What is Afrofuturism and why does it matter?

What is Afrofuturism and why does it matter?

In her video, @dianaincolour shares an excellent introduction to Afrofuturism – a term that has become more popular since 2018’s film, Black Panther.   As @dianaincolour explains, writers, artists and musicians have been creating Afrofuturistic work for...