Each week Reaction Weekend brings you Favourite Things – interviews with interesting people about the skills, hobbies, pleasures and pastimes that make them who they are.

Neema Shah is an author from London. Her debut novel, Kololo Hill, was published in February this year. The novel, which was inspired by the lives of her grandparents who left India for East Africa in the 1940s, was a 2021 Pick for Foyles, Daily Mail, The Irish Times, Cosmopolitan and Eastern Eye.