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: April 2017
I am really pleased to be able to write that I managed two things today! LH drove me to the public library and I returned my massive heap of books and chose another huge pile to take home. Amongst them … Continue reading
Still not doing well health-wise as I had a really terrible coughing and choking bout in the night. I am getting a bit stir-crazy from staying in the house, but there has been no chance of going out today. LH … Continue reading
I woke up this morning in excruciating pain from acid reflux, which lasted until lunchtime despite taking my prescribed meds. This washed me out so much that I had to stay in bed and could not fulfil my plan of … Continue reading
It is time to introduce my favourite Spring scarf: Hermès’ Dans un Jardin Anglais 90cm, designed by Alice Shirley. You may remember that I have already shown the pretty twilly of this design, back in January. I love this time … Continue reading
I thought I would have a bit of fun this week and look for videos about Hermès scarves and then list them in a post so that readers can find them all in one place. If I find any more … Continue reading
Zebra Pegasus, designed by Alice Shirley for Hermès, has been so popular since it was first issued in 2014 that it has appeared in every format imaginable. Well, just about. I have it in the gavroche size, issued for the … Continue reading
I am still feeling very dizzy, weak and ill. Elder Son was in super fuss-mode this morning, which is very wearing. I worry when he starts on like this that it will develop into a full melt-down. He went out … Continue reading
I have been very unwell today, with my postural hypertension kicking in with a vengeance. This means that I get dizzy and fall over rather a lot, which is what has been happening since I first tried to get out … Continue reading
I hope that readers of this blog enjoyed a lovely Easter Weekend. In this part of the UK it was mostly a bit grey and gloomy, but it is nice for many people to have four days off with the … Continue reading
Update 01/06/20: This has been one of the most visited posts on my blog since it was first posted back in 2017. Having read through it, I decided that it needed an update. I hope that this makes the post … Continue reading