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!
- 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
- Reading roundup 17/06/20
Category Archives: Libraries
This week, I found a new-to-me author on our library’s ebook catalogue. I also saw that there are several books by this author listed. Now, this always brightens my day because, if I enjoy one book by this writer, then … Continue reading
This morning, I decided to write a letter to my local library service to thank them for all that they do. Here it is: To: (Redacted) Dear Library Staff, I am writing to you all to thank you for your … 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
It is such a lovely day again and so I wore my most “Spring-like” scarf: Hermès’ Dans un Jardin Anglais, designed by Alice Shirley. It depicts a beautiful English garden in full bloom with flowers, trees in blossom, fresh grass … Continue reading
I am feeling very low today and can only post a link to something that may amuse visitors to this blog. Hopefully, I will be able to post properly tomorrow. Sadanduseless.com 20 Times Libraries Surprised Everyone With a Great Sense … Continue reading
I have really enjoyed my reading this week, with a mixture of print and ebooks, and I will write about my choices further down this blog post. When I last visited our local library, I was perturbed to see that … Continue reading
I am writing this post at the last minute as I was riveted by the ending of my latest book and simply had to finish it! More about that book later on in the post… My first of two books … Continue reading
I am so glad that I managed to get to the Library yesterday to change my books. This week I had already finished my pile and so chose some random ebooks from the Library Service’s catalogue. Unfortunately, they were not … Continue reading
A little parcel arrived this morning. Lovely Husband made a comment about the extent of my online shopping, but it feels like having an extra birthday when I have something to open! Anyway, this is what it contained: A dear … Continue reading