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: April 2018
I have been in bed all day again, feeling pretty poorly after a bad night. I hope that I can perk up a bit over the weekend. My lovely scarves are being neglected! Anyway, I do have a smile on … Continue reading
One of my favourite colour combinations derives from one of the most wonderful sights of Spring: yellow daffodils against a bright blue sky. Seeing this cheers me up after the dark and grey days of Winter like nothing else. So, … Continue reading
I have read two books since last week’s Roundup post. Yes, I am hooked on watching Battlestar Gallactica on my iPad! I love a good science fiction series as I need the escapism. The first book was Three Minutes by Anders … Continue reading
”The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray…..” Well, I have also been out to “play” today too! Lovely Husband is recovering nicely from his eye operation. He was pretty wound up yesterday, but has seen some … Continue reading
I haven’t written one of these for a while, so I have a few books to tell you about. The first book was worth the full five stars and I also put it into my “Favourites” category on Goodreads: Persepolis … Continue reading
All is well! Lovely Husband is back home, looking like a pirate with an eye-patch. The lads still have a toy parrot and they did suggest that he could add it to his accessories for a while, but that was … Continue reading
One of the causes of my health issues is stress. This family has had a lot of difficulties for a long time and we seem to have had to weather more storms than many others. Trying to stay strong for … Continue reading
Hermés pocket squares, also known as gavroches, are 45×45 cms of gorgeous silk twill. They can look so cute and are quite versatile. I like them as they add a fun finishing touch to many outfits and work well with … Continue reading
Sorry that this post is so late this evening. I am just feeling very tired after a fairly OK kind of day. This is similar to what I intended to wear today, but I ended up simply slinging a jumper … Continue reading