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: July 2018
I have spent a lot of the day checking my emails for a notification that my new handbag is on the way at last! The email has not arrived at the time of writing, but I am full of hope … Continue reading
I am not writing any “Outfit of the day” posts at the moment because I am trying to cope with the UK heatwave by wearing very little. I don’t think that readers would really appreciate photos of me in a … Continue reading
Every Friday I am hoping to be able to write out my exercise levels from the week before and perhaps any relevant comments about my diet. I will measure myself monthly and wait until my November hospital appointment to be … Continue reading
I have finished two books this week and am really pleased that I now have a pile of eight books borrowed from the Library. I somehow feel very secure when I can see a lovely selection of print and ebooks … Continue reading
As you may know, if you read my blog regularly, I am very partial to Lands’ End clothing (link in the sidebar). I carry a wishlist in my head and often check the website, mainly when I get their emails … Continue reading
This is a new venture for me starting today. Having felt really down for a few days, since my weigh-in last week when I found out that I am now 12.5 stones, I am trying to pick myself up and … Continue reading
I have really enjoyed reading very varied books this week. Well, when I say enjoyed, I actually gave up on one of them – very unusual for me, but liberating! My first book was The Power by Naomi Alderman. I … Continue reading
I am finding it very hard to write this week, although I will upload the usual Reading Roundup post tomorrow, if possible. After Friday’s horrible coughing attack, I had several slightly less awful ones over the weekend and yesterday. Also … Continue reading
PLEASE DON’T READ IF THIS MIGHT TRIGGER YOU IN ANY WAY! At about 11.00 this morning I thought I was going to die. I was curled up at the bottom of the stairs fighting for each breath and struggling to … Continue reading
I am not supposed to be buying any more Hermès scarves as I have been put on a ban! Despite that, I have been following the relevant thread on The Purse Forum – Hermès Fall/Winter 18 scarves – and thinking … Continue reading