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
Category Archives: Lifestyle
This post should have been written a while ago, when I first received this gift. I am so glad that I have managed to write about it today. A dear friend sent me this lovely scarf ring out of the … Continue reading
I had plans for a nice post today, but the heat has made it virtually impossible for me to think straight, never mind take photos or write something coherent. My various conditions, especially lung issues, are very difficult to manage … Continue reading
Oops! I nearly forgot to post this evening. I had such a bad sleep last night that I dozed too long this afternoon and posting went straight out of my head! So, I will wait until Monday as I feel … Continue reading
Sorry, nothing exciting really! But you know how I rate the vests by Lands’ End? I seem to have so many of them already. Anyway, they were on offer the other week and I bought two more. I watch out … Continue reading
You didn’t think that I would manage to avoid spending money during lockdown, did you? I need the occasional treat to keep me going, even if I choose something rather impractical! You will see what I mean in a minute… … Continue reading
I am rather pleased with myself today because I have managed two walks around the block this week! It feels like an achievement even though it only takes me ten minutes each time. But that is ten minutes of fast … Continue reading
Our days seem to have settled into a rhythm now, depending on whether Elder Son is working or not. They are all so repetitive that there is very little to write about on this blog, sadly. I am too weak … Continue reading
I should really begin a series called “Outfit of the Week”! During present circumstances, I am finding it very difficult to make myself get properly dressed. Unless I feel strong enough to go for a walk (I have managed this … Continue reading