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.

Jennifer Higgie is an Australian writer, art critic and editor-at-large of the contemporary arts magazine Frieze. She is the author of the children’s book There’s Not One, the novel Bedlam and, most recently, The Mirror and The Palette, a history of female self-portraiture. She also hosts Bow Down, a podcast about women in art history.

These are a few of her favourite things…