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: June 2019
It is a lovely sunny day again, just the right temperature for me. I have heard that we are going to have a very hot weekend, which may cause me some issues as my asthma tends to react badly in … Continue reading
Once again, six weeks have passed by and it was time for my visit to the hairdresser. Lovely Husband persuaded me that I was well enough to go (only just) and kindly drove me into town. Afterwards, I walked across … Continue reading
I have enjoyed two books this week. Although they were both in the fantasy genre, they were very different. The first, Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, was a kind of retelling of a fairy tale, or tales. Here is the … Continue reading
I can never resist sales! By now, I should have built up enough strength to avoid being drawn in, but I haven’t. So this parcel arrived this morning… The opened box. Yes, that is Aspinal of London – I already … Continue reading
I must admit that the term “Outfit of the Day” is starting to mean something a little more, um, flexible nowadays. On the few mornings when I actually manage to get dressed, I take a photo anyway, even if I … Continue reading
This is one of those backward looking kind of posts. Yet again, I am ill in bed having had a huge panic attack this morning that left me unable to speak without wheezing. I had to cancel my counselling session … Continue reading
Once again, I have been too ill to get out of bed so I have spent the day in pyjamas. I do have plenty of things to keep me busy, though. This afternoon I have researched and bought a new … Continue reading
Just one book this week! Well, it was well-worth reading so “just” is the wrong word, I suppose. I have been to the Library this afternoon and now have twelve books in my pile – it looks so lovely. All … Continue reading
I am a little better today than I have been for the last week and managed to go downstairs for an hour or two. So, I did actually get dressed! Lovely Husband had quite a surprise when he saw me … Continue reading