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: November 2019
Apologies to anyone visiting who expected a proper post today. Our household is still very tense and difficult so I do not have the head-space to blog. I hope the major issue of the moment is resolved early next week … Continue reading
This will be a short post today. Firstly, because I have only managed to finish one book this week. And secondly, because we are living with a huge amount of stress on top of the usual level so I don’t … Continue reading
I didn’t really know how to title this post as I decided to write out some truthful and painful thoughts today. I started this blog, back in January 2017, as a way of getting myself back into writing again and, … Continue reading
OK, so it is really yesterday’s outfit as I have spent today, so far, in bed feeling a bit sorry for myself! Elder Son had to go for his flu vaccination yesterday and he was so nervous that he asked … Continue reading
I am still reliant on ebooks for my reading “fix” and am so grateful that our local library service subscribes to an ebook system that is free for us members. The main issue with it is that there are usually … Continue reading
Looking out of my bedroom window, I can see blue sky and fluffy clouds. At least this is better than the slate grey and heavy rain that we have had recently. No, I still haven’t managed to go out – … Continue reading
I still haven’t managed to leave the house this week! It’s fear, mainly, and other things going on in our family. All I can say is “Thank goodness for my iPad!” Anyway, I came across this video as I was … Continue reading
Sorry folks! I haven’t managed to finish my current book, so I will have to write about it next week. Reading has been a bit of a struggle for the last few days, due to concentration issues. I should probably … Continue reading
Well, that wasn’t the best birthday ever! Unfortunately, it seems that I caught a viral infection last week that resulted in a few days with an almost constant violent cough and aching limbs. And that was on top of everything … Continue reading