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 2019
So, we have arrived at the last reading post of July already! I am not well today, so this will be a rather basic version of the usual roundup. I finished two books last week, as I was rather distracted … Continue reading
Those of you who have been following this blog for a while will know that I have an interest in the ancient world dating back to my student days, when I read Ancient History and Archaeology at university. My particular … Continue reading
Well, I am in bed writing this post, feeling rather chuffed. I have been out! Hooray! First of all, Lovely Husband took me to the Library to choose a huge pile of books and pick up a reservation, then we … Continue reading
This steaming hot weather in the UK has made me very ill. I am unable to post today, but I hope that everything will return to something like normal next week. Best wishes to you all and happy weekend! 🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞
I am going to show you my outfit, but not me wearing it! That’s because I am so hot and sticky and must look pretty awful 😂🤣😂! I bought this turquoise linen dress from Pure Collection a couple of years … Continue reading
Well, last week’s reading was much more successful than the week before’s. I definitely chose the right books this time! The first book of the week was Year One (Chronicles of the One #01) by Nora Roberts. Here is the … Continue reading
I am much better today. Usually, I manage to keep a grip on my feelings and immerse myself in reading to try to hold the negative thoughts at bay. My weekly counselling sessions also help a lot as I am … Continue reading
I try to be honest on this blog, after all it started as a way for me to keep track of my life after retirement. I never expected that anyone else would actually read my ramblings! So, apologies in advance … Continue reading
I had a really nice outfit picked for today – navy, turquoise and white clothing with very pretty jewellery in turquoise. Unfortunately, I was far too ill to go to my counselling appointment and have been in bed all day … Continue reading