The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Update 06/07/20 with a lovely gift from a lovely friend
- Update 03/07/20 – new season Plumes en Fête shawl colours!
- Reading roundup 01/07/20
- Update 29/06/20: It’s here at last – Massaccesi reveal!
- Update 26/06/20
- Reading roundup 24/06/20
- Update 22/06/20 with Hermès’ new season scarves!
- Update 19/06/20
- Reading roundup 17/06/20
- Update 15/06/20 with some purchases
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Well, I am pleased to say that I am writing this post sitting in bed after going out! I have been feeling much better today, the sun is shining and my spirits are uplifted. Instead of our usual garden centre … Continue reading
I have had a major relapse today, so here is a post I prepared earlier. I hope readers enjoy it. The Tate Museums have a collective online shop with lots of interesting items. The collage below shows a few that you … Continue reading
Another grey and gloomy day here and I feel tired and washed out. I am beginning to wonder if I am reacting to the clock change. It sounds a bit silly, but Elder Son comes in for a cuddle and … Continue reading
The lovely weather over the weekend really helped to boost my mood and also seemed to give me some extra strength. I was able to start my plan of trying to follow some of the ideas from the rehab course … Continue reading
As yesterday was when the clocks changed – Spring Forward, Fall Back – it seems fitting to think about planning my clothes and accessories for warmer weather. Mind you, here in the UK we can still expect to have snow, … Continue reading
I think Daimyo Princes du Soleil Levant, designed by Françoise Façonnet in 1990, was my first purchase of a vintage Hermès scarf. I saw it on the Videdressing site (link in the sidebar) and took a risk, hoping that it … Continue reading
Suffering from extreme anxiety today after what happened yesterday. For some time, I have been very worried about everything: my family, illness, death, madness in the world, Brexit, Trump, May, everything. I can’t stop shaking so I can’t post properly. … Continue reading
As I am wearing the same outfit as yesterday, I won’t post about that but will update with the books I have recently been reading. I finished The House of Dolls by David Hewson last week. This was a really … Continue reading
I would think that it was pretty obvious that I was very down last Friday when I posted. It had been a really awful week with lots of rows and upsets in the family and my mental and physical health … Continue reading