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: October 2018
Wow! It is almost the end of October. I can hardly believe how quickly the time is flying by. Tomorrow, Lovely Husband is having an eye operation in the afternoon and we have been trying to prepare for some days, … Continue reading
I hope that you all had a good weekend. Things were reasonably OK in our household, although I still wasn’t well enough to go out. I think I am getting a bit stir-crazy! Anyway, I had intended to keep this … Continue reading
Sorry, I am struggling with a lot of issues and am also too ill to post today. I hope that all my visitors have a great weekend and I will try to write something more interesting on Monday. Best wishes, … Continue reading
Last night I had another bad asthma attack – that’s the third night in a row! So I have felt pretty poorly today as a result. I had planned to go for my flu vaccination this afternoon, but was far … Continue reading
It has been an odd kind of week, reading-wise. I finished two books and had an unusual reaction to a third. Hopefully, you will see what I mean. My first book was Diana Gabaldon’s collection of novellas and short stories … Continue reading
As I have spent the whole day in bed, except for a few expeditions to the bathroom, I haven’t got a great deal to say today. Nor have I an outfit to show you as I have been wearing my … Continue reading
The weather has continued to be crisp and sunny for the last few days and I was able to go for a walk around the block this afternoon. I needed to post a birthday card, so decided to take it … Continue reading
I don’t think I have ever shown this particular scarf properly on here before. It is a large silk stole by Roberto Cavalli in gorgeous shades of blue fading into brown animal print at the borders. The blues remind me … Continue reading
It has been a very lazy day for me so far – too ill to do very much. I have been playing with my new “gadget”, though. Years ago, my Mum bought one of those heated airers from Lakeland and … Continue reading