Heroines Quilt VII: Jacqueline Wilson

My love for reading started when I was in primary school, with most books I read being written by Jacqueline Wilson, my favourites including The Story of Tracy Beaker and The Bed and Breakfast Star. As a child, many of my favourites stories saw the main child...

Heroines Quilt VII: Yoko Tsuno

Reading has always been an escape and I have been an avid reader since I learnt my letters. Reflecting on my childhood, one female character stands out: Yoko Tsuno. Yoko is a female electrical engineer of Japanese origin living in Belgium. With her two male best...

Heroines Quilt VII: Eowyn

I’ve loved the Lord of The Rings movies and books ever since I was young, but it’s a series that doesn’t contain a lot of female characters, which always frustrated me. I loved fantasy stories, and I knew that girls could be just as exciting and...

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