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!
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- Update 06/07/20 with a lovely gift from a lovely friend
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- Reading roundup 01/07/20
- Update 29/06/20: It’s here at last – Massaccesi reveal!
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Monthly Archives: November 2017
When it is this time of year, with crisp mornings and dark evenings, I feel like snuggling in thick wool jumpers and warm joggers. I also have a nice velvety top and bottoms in navy that I bought from Cotton … Continue reading
Gosh! I have only managed to read two books this week (plus half of a third, but that doesn’t count). So I had better start this post and get back to my latest book 😄. I had no print books … Continue reading
Nowadays, we organise present giving at Christmas in the same way as I just did for my birthday: I buy what I would like in advance and my chaps refund the money and give me the gifts on the day. … Continue reading
It is now two months since I last had my hair dyed and the grey has reached over 1 inches long. You can see it clearly, especially at the sides. The coloured parts are not looking good, I must admit. … Continue reading
All in all it has been quite a satisfying day so far (it is about 4.30 pm at the time of writing, so a fair bit of the Day is left). I managed to go downstairs earlier than usual this … Continue reading
I am quite pleased as I managed to go downstairs for quite a bit longer today. So that feels like progress. I am hoping to be well enough to visit the Library tomorrow as I need some new books to … Continue reading
I read three very enjoyable books this week and have almost finished my pile of library books – must take a trip into town on Friday to get some more. The first book of the week was The Strangled Queen … Continue reading
I had yet another hospital appointment today, this time in the centre of the city, with my osteoporosis consultant. Because I have to take steroids, I now have the lovely side-effect of bone crumbling! Anyway, I see this chap once … Continue reading