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 07/06/23
- Friday post 02/06/23: new health update
- Reading roundup 31/05/23
- Friday post 26/05/23: with this week’s health update!
- Friday post 19/05/23: with yet another health update!
- Friday post 12/05/23: health update
- Friday post 28/04/23: another health break
- Reading roundup 26/04/23
- Monday post 24/04/23: with Hermès scarf news!
- Friday post 21/04/23: catching up!
Category Archives: Lifestyle
Friday post 26/05/23: with this week’s health update!
Hello lovely friends and visitors! Here we go with yet another report from the land of “Two Stuck In The Bed”! Yes, we have now endured six weeks of togetherness in our, thankfully, king sized bed. Elder Son continues to … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle Tagged back pain, family life, illness, sciatica Leave a comment
Friday post 19/05/23: with yet another health update!
Hi everyone! Here’s a new update on our health situation. We have had real progress this week and are dancing around the house with great glee! Ah, no that isn’t the case, unfortunately. In all honesty, very little has happened … Continue reading
Friday post 12/05/23: health update
Hello everyone! I thought I had better write a post to show that I am still around. This blog hasn’t gone dead yet! The update is that Lovely Husband and I are still stuck upstairs in our bedroom. It’s pretty … Continue reading
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Monday post 24/04/23: with Hermès scarf news!
Welcome to my blog! I do hope that you all had a good weekend, better than ours at the very least. Lovely Husband and I are still stuck in bed. OK, that sounds quite amusing if you don’t know the … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Scarves Tagged Hermès, Hermès Autumn/Winter 2023, illness, Purse Forum, sciatica Leave a comment
Friday post 21/04/23: catching up!
What a time we have had! It all began a week last Wednesday when Lovely Husband began to feel a horrible pain in his right leg. He has suffered from severe back problems and sciatica for years and has learned … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle Tagged illness, sciatica 2 Comments
Reading roundup 12/04/23
I do hope that you are all enjoying your own reading. Over the last week or so, I have been struggling to concentrate, but I have managed to finish one book… The book was Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Dragonfly Falling (#02 Shadows … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle Tagged book reviews, books, ebooks, fantasy, Goodreads Leave a comment
Monday post 10/04/23: hanging in there!
Welcome to a new week on my blog. It was Bank Holiday today, so I hope that those of you who had a day off enjoyed the break. Well, that was not a great weekend for me and my chaps! … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged depression, Hermès, illness, Tulipomanie 2 Comments
Friday post 07/04/23: with a new hairdo!
Hi, and welcome to Friday’s post. At last, I was able to go to my lovely hairdresser yesterday ! I hadn’t had a haircut since December, which seems such a long time ago. Anyway, Lovely Husband drove me there and … Continue reading
Posted in Hair, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, gavroches, grey hair, hairdresser, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hotter, Lands' End, M&Co, Massaccesi, navy, turquoise, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Monday post 03/04/23: struggling
Welcome to my blog at the beginning of a new week. I try to post on Mondays with anything that takes my fancy, on Wednesdays with a roundup of the books I have finished reading, and on Fridays with any … Continue reading
Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
Wow, it’s Friday again! The weeks seem to whizz past so quickly these days. Anyway, for once I have some lovely ensembles to show you. I decided to go from one extreme to the other – a small 45cm gavroche, … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, grey, Hermès, Lands' End, Massaccesi, navy, orange, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple, teal, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment