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!
- Scarf of the moment: Plumes en Fête – revised to include the shawl
- Update 07/08/20 with a beautiful reveal!
- Reading roundup 05/08/20
- Update 03/08/20
- Update 31/07/20 with lovely Hermès Plumes en Fête
- Reading roundup 29/07/20
- Outfit of the day 24/07/20
- Reading roundup 22/07/20
- Update 20/07/20 with a very naughty little reveal!
- Update 17/07/20
Monthly Archives: October 2018
I really enjoyed writing yesterday’s post – the scarf profile of La Femme aux Semelles de Vent. Researching the background to find links that may be of interest to visitors takes me right back to my days as a school … Continue reading
I have already told the story of how I came to own this amazing scarf. The real tale goes slightly further back in time. In 2014, I started down the slippery slope of Hermès scarf ownership and very soon started … Continue reading
The weather has really changed today, from blue skies and sunshine to heavy grey clouds and strong winds. We didn’t feel like going out, so we watched recorded programmes on the TV and did a few tasks from our household … Continue reading
Yesterday was such a positive day. Somehow, the stars and planets were aligned and both Lovely Husband and I felt well enough to go out. In addition, it was really gorgeous day with a bright blue sky and sunshine – … Continue reading
I have read two books this week, started a third and have eight in my library pile. Some of the latter are reservations of books by favourite authors. Oh, libraries are so great! The first book was Too Close for … Continue reading
The day began with rather a kerfuffle with Elder Son. His autism means that he hates sudden changes of plan and rapid decision-making, so we had to do a lot of calming down and sorting out. Or rather, Lovely Husband … Continue reading
At the weekend I did my twice-yearly wardrobe swapover. I don’t have a large closet space in our bedroom (one rail for tops and another for longer items, plus various drawers), so I have to keep some clothes in one … Continue reading
Oh, it is about time that I showed you my latest buys! If you read Tuesday’s post, you may remember that I managed to stagger into my favourite local boutique, Sonrisa, after my haircut. I had seen a pretty brooch … Continue reading
I am sitting in bed looking out of the window at a beautiful sunny afternoon. I really wish that I could have gone out today, but I did manage to tick off quite a few items from my jobs list. … Continue reading