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: September 2017
I said that I would wear my new scarf today and here it is! As I am planning to write a proper Scarf of the Moment post as soon as I have enough material for it, I won’t share every … Continue reading
It has been very quiet today, with both lads out at work. Yesterday evening was rather turbulent in contrast. The day had been OK, apart from my health issues. My cough has been a lot worse over the past few … Continue reading
I think that books are going a long way towards saving my life at the moment. My situation would be almost unbearable if I could not lose myself in a good story. That is why I read: story. And probably … Continue reading
Sorry, not much of an update today. I felt ill this morning, but managed to get to the hairdresser, thanks to a lift from Lovely Husband. When we got home I had a humongous coughing attack, due to a rogue … Continue reading
I had a rather exciting time with an eBay auction over the weekend. For some time, I have been stalking a rather lovely scarf design called Les Secrets de Minos, by Hermès. As I was a student of Ancient History, … Continue reading
It had been such a lovely day here with brilliant sunshine and I am feeling pretty good because I was able to accomplish quite a few things. First of all, I managed to get out of bed and get dressed … Continue reading
One of the things which makes my health worse is stress. Stress brings on my coughs, stress links with my anxiety, stress affects my breathing. In fact, all of my health issues may have been caused by stress in the … Continue reading
I am not even going to make excuses any more for using my Goodreads reviews on these weekly posts. It makes sense to do so, as I will not have to repeat things I have already written! Anyway, I am … Continue reading
I am not really sure how I feel today and apologies if some of this is a bit TMI, but I need to write this down. This morning I had an appointment with my wonderful lead consultant who has overall … Continue reading