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: January 2018
So this is the last Reading Roundup post of the month and I am not sure what to say. My book reading has been, what should I write here, unsuccessful(?) this week. In fact, I have only finished one book … Continue reading
I am sorry that I cannot post coherently today. I have been very ill both mentally and physically over the weekend. In addition, Lovely Husband and I have been trying to fill in a long (40 pages) official form about … Continue reading
This Scarf of the Moment post is about the lovely and evocative Les Secrets de Minos scarf, designed by Sophie Koechlin for Hermès in 2003 (not sure of the season). I was so thrilled when this scarf, in this particular colourway, … Continue reading
I’m feeling a bit fed up today. This morning I was a little stronger than usual so planned a visit out, but it was not to be. This time it was Lovely Husband who was unwell. He had to go … Continue reading
I did manage a quick visit to the Library this week, but still had a few ebooks left in my account too. When I choose ebooks, I tend to find something beyond my usual genres so I was very pleased … Continue reading
I didn’t post yesterday and today’s will be shortened as I have been even more ill than usual. I have had several horrible coughing attacks and feel very weak and poorly. In fact, you will understand how bad I am … Continue reading
I was really hoping yesterday evening, that I would be well enough to go out today. We did go out, but, in the end, not for long. We only made it as far as the Library, where I chose my … Continue reading
We had such a windy night here in the English Midlands. Lovely Husband and I woke up in the early hours and really struggled to get back to sleep. He gave up and went downstairs at 5.00; I was more … Continue reading
This was a much more successful week in terms of reading. My life feels as if it is on a seesaw these days: if I am reading a lot it is because I am spending more time ill in bed; … Continue reading