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: January 2020
I have managed to squeeze quite a lot into the day so far, and I am pleased that I am able to write this last post of the month. By the way, I am really chuffed that this month the … Continue reading
I have enjoyed and finished two books since I last wrote a Roundup post. Luckily, I am still managing to find enough on our library’s ebook site to keep me going and, therefore, avoid buying my own (more money for … Continue reading
I am trying something new this week. Nothing amazing or Earth-shattering, but just a little experiment. Before I started purchasing expensive scarves, I developed quite a large collection of very cheap ones. Also, my sons would give me pretty scarves … Continue reading
I was trying to avoid the sales. Really, honestly… Well, I simply couldn’t resist. In recent years I have put on a lot of weight, for a variety of reasons, and loads of my clothing staples don’t fit me any … Continue reading
Well, I must admit that I haven’t finished a book this week! I am enjoying my current ebook, but it is taking me longer than usual. Maybe I am too absorbed with other matters. Anyway, I will now go back … Continue reading
It was so crisp and sunny today as we set off for yet another hospital appointment. Just the right weather for my gorgeous Liberty of London cashmere and silk shawl. It has such beautiful colours and is so lovely to … Continue reading
I did it! We went out together on Tuesday! It’s funny really. Only a couple of years ago, I was laughing on this blog at the thought that visiting a garden centre was the highlight of my week. At that … Continue reading
Well, I have only finished one book this week. My concentration issues have been pretty bad and I have also had problems with memory. My review will explain why. The book was Three Women by Lisa Taddeo. Here is the … Continue reading
The wind is blowing wildly outside, but I am cosy and warm under the winter-weight duvet with my iPad, a cup of tea and a biscuit, trying to write a blog post. Our weekend began very quietly, as Elder Son … Continue reading