There are a 1001 post-ideas rattling around my brain, and one of these is a piece about the books which have influenced me throughout my life in general, but in my childhood particularly. One of these, I can already tell you, is 50 Things Kids Can Do To Save the Earth.
Strictly speaking this version of Macbeth was released in 2015, but in South Africa it’s only been released in 2016. As this year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the timing is apt. What better way to celebrate than with the latest filmic adaptation of one of the master’s plays?
Last year my best friend sent me a reading challenge upon which I promptly pounced. About a year later I had completed little over half the list, because the suggested reading started stretching the limits of my curiosity. “A book set in high school” and “a book with a love triangle” were unlikely to lead to anything I’d find remotely interesting.