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: March 2020
I’m feeling a bit guilty as I write this post. Everything feels so grim at the moment and our household is not coping very well with the stress. Up until last night, we had been holding things together, but then … Continue reading
We have had such gorgeous weather this week. It has been warm in the sun and the sky is so clear and blue. Frustrated with looking at burgeoning Spring flowers through my window, I have managed three walks outside! I … Continue reading
Books are such a solace in so many situations, and they are even more of a comfort to me at the moment. The ability to lose oneself in a book is so valuable and I am lucky to have had … Continue reading
The world feels very strange and upside down at the moment. As regular visitors to this blog will know, I haven’t been able to leave the house for some months, apart from a rare trip out with Lovely Husband. I … Continue reading
I managed to put on half a nice outfit this week. On most days, I cannot find the energy to get dressed properly because I am struggling to manage my mental health in the current situation. Even getting out of … Continue reading
Oh, what a fantastic book I read this week! I just took a chance on it when I saw it on our Library’s ebook system and am so pleased that it paid off. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (Old … Continue reading
Well, we really are in interesting times, aren’t we? I must admit that I would prefer boring, but interesting is what we have. I don’t have a great deal to write about today. I suppose I could more than fill … Continue reading
I did manage to dress up a little bit on one day this week! OK, a cotton jumper plus jogging bottoms doesn’t shout “classy!”, but an Hermès scarf does. This week has been another struggle, with worries about Coronavirus and … Continue reading
I said at the end of last week’s post that I was going to return to reading the fantastic Dark Age (Red Rising Saga #5) by Pierce Brown, which had been interrupted by my stroke in the Autumn. Somehow, that … Continue reading