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Author: Ceri

Goodnight, Goodnight

Following on from New Blue Shoes, this month I’m looking at another of Eve Rice’s picture books: Goodnight, Goodnight, first published in 1980. The gist Unsurprisingly, the book is about everyone in a city saying goodnight and getting ready to go to bed. Men, women, babies, children, pets, shops, firemen and policemen are all pleasantly saying goodnight to each other…

Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus (1947) may seem like a strange choice for my third Film First post. I wouldn’t call it a favourite film. That  suggests one that I’ve seen hundreds of times and know it off by heart. In fact, before writing this post, I’d only seen it twice. But it has always sort of haunted me. I first saw it…

Northanger Abbey

There are plenty of ‘Classic Books’ I have never read for one reason or another. There are only so many hours in the day afterall. ‘Classics’ are typically well known and have had a lot of stuff written about them, so I’m not going to witter on. Here is the first of my super quick reviews of those I’m finally…

New Blue Shoes

Next up in the Bookworm series, we follow on from Old Hat New Hat, with another book about shopping – New Blue Shoes by Eve Rice. The gist Rebecca goes shopping for a new pair of shoes. Much like the shop assistants in Old Hat, New Hat, the salesman brings Rebecca multiple pairs to try. But Rebecca knows exactly what…