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: August 2017
It is about time for me to introduce the last of my Hermès scarves: Mythiques Phoenix Coloriage. It is a mouthful of a name, but it is a wonderful scarf! I will write a full Scarf of the Moment post … Continue reading
I have read three books this week and all of them have been very different, which is good. My book pile next to the bed is almost finished, so a visit to the library is needed very soon. What would … Continue reading
It is such a beautiful day here in the English Midlands. Over the weekend I managed to sit reading in the garden and do quite a few useful tasks, which felt good. Today, unfortunately, I am having a relapse so … Continue reading
This cute gavroche is a very recent addition to my collection. Appaloosa des Steppes is yet another wonderful Alice Shirley design for Hermès and was introduced first as a 90cm silk twill and a cashmere/silk 140cm shawl for the Spring/Summer … Continue reading
I managed to get out of bed and go downstairs for three hours today! That feels like an achievement as I am still struggling with my cough. My outfit today was not very exciting and I look pretty awful facially, … Continue reading
I am still quite ill, having had a bad night with lots of coughing, so this will be a quick roundup of the week’s reading. Unless, that is, I get carried away as I write! The week’s books had a … Continue reading
Still too ill to write a proper post, sadly. I tried to do a couple of household tasks this morning, but ended up having to sit down as I was wheezing so much. So, I have spent the afternoon reading. … Continue reading
I had a huge coughing fit last night and have felt very unwell today, so I am not able to write my usual kind of post. Also, today would have been my Mum’s 86th birthday. I miss her so much … Continue reading