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!
- 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
- Reading roundup 17/06/20
Monthly Archives: September 2018
This is a very quick post tonight as I am feeling pretty awful after another day in bed! So fed up about that. In the morning, I tried out a new scarf tie, which I had seen on The Purse … Continue reading
Strictly speaking, it is Outfit of the Other Day! I have spent today in pyjamas as I have not been well and have only managed a few “useful” tasks in between lying in bed reading. But you may remember that … Continue reading
I finished two books this week; one was more successful than the other as you will discover in this post. My first book was Ghost Girl by Lesley Thomson, #02 in her The Detective’s Daughter series. This is the blurb: … Continue reading
One of the beauties of having a colour scheme for your wardrobe is that you begin to develop a range of clothes and accessories that go nicely together. After nearly two years of working towards more organisation in my purchases … Continue reading
It has been a beautiful autumnal day with bright sunshine, but cold in the shade. I am pleased that I was able to walk around the block for ten minutes this afternoon. At that moment, I felt that I had … Continue reading
What? We have only just arrived in the Autumn in the northern hemisphere; why are we thinking so far ahead? I have said before that the fashion world is very confusing to mere mortals like me. I bought my scarf … Continue reading
Normally, I wouldn’t have put in another order for a new handbag so soon after the last one, but when I heard that my favourite designer, Marco Massaccesi, was closing his business I just had to get one more. I … Continue reading
I have not read quite as many books as usual this week, probably because I have been a bit bogged down with one. I like this book, but am struggling with it, not enough to actually give up on it, … Continue reading
It has been rather windy today with some sunshine breaking through fast-moving grey clouds. To brighten myself up, I decided to wear my cute Hermès Baobab Cat gavroche with a toning twinset from WoolOvers. Here is the collage… Today’s outfit: … Continue reading