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 13/07/20 with new stuff!
- Reading roundup 08/07/20
- 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
Monthly Archives: July 2017
This is not an Outfit of the Day post because I have been in bed all day again, wearing a motley array of comfort clothing, which is not fit to be photographed! I hope readers enjoyed the Escales Mediterranéenes post … Continue reading
This Scarf of the Moment post is about the pretty Escales Mediterranéenes 90cm silk twill scarf by Christine Henry for Hermès’ Spring/Summer 2003 season. I bought my colourway on eBay in 2015 after seeing it modelled a few times on … Continue reading
Well, I am feeling very pleased with myself today. Lovely Husband and I actually managed to go out for lunch! It must be months since we last did that. I had an appointment for a blood test and blood pressure … Continue reading
I have not been reading books as much this week as I have been caught up, like much of the country, in the tragic case of a certain little boy and his family. I will not blog about this at … Continue reading
As it has been still quite cool today, I decided to wear my new top and cardigan from Lands’ End and my new Hermès gavroche, Appaloosa des Steppes by Alice Shirley. The colours look lovely together and are so bright … Continue reading
It is still gloomy and cold for July, so I wore a fine-knit twin-set today rather than a t-shirt and cardigan. This one is in a silk and cotton mix from WoolOvers in a gorgeous cerise. Although I love the … Continue reading
Back to my normal kind of posting today, although I must thank everyone who has commented both on here and on Facebook. You have all said such kind things. I do try to be brave, but don’t always succeed. Mind … Continue reading
Please skip over this post if you would find the details of my many conditions too much (or too boring) to read. In the light of my post on Tuesday 18/07/17, I decided to be candid about my current state … Continue reading
I reached that worrying point this week where I had finished all my library books and couldn’t see when I would feel well enough to raid the local library! Thank goodness for ebooks 😀. I still had Isabelle Grey’s Good … Continue reading