Tag Archives: everyday life

As New: Britt-Marie Was Here

If you still haven’t read any Backman, please, take it from me, you should. The man is awesome. I may have only read two of his books so far, but they have both been thought provoking, clever, funny, stylish, moving and poetic. My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologies featured Britt-Marie as one of the […]

Bookworm #3: The very last box on the very last shelf

One of the poems in last week’s Tiny Tim is this one, about buying new shoes. Which reminded me of another old favourite, New Blue Shoes by Eve Rice.

It’s a simple story. Little Rebecca and her mother go shopping for new shoes.