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: Politics
We have had beautiful snowy weather for the last few days and our street and garden look lovely. As I don’t have to leave the house these days, and am not worrying about getting to work, I can appreciate the … Continue reading
I have had such an interesting day so far and now I have some news to share. After sinking into severe depression when I first retired, I have been clawing my way back towards some kind of normality, for me. … Continue reading
This is not an Outfit of the Day post because I have been in bed all day again, wearing a motley array of comfort clothing, which is not fit to be photographed! I hope readers enjoyed the Escales Mediterranéenes post … Continue reading
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Before I retired in 2014, I was a school librarian for many years, with seven years “off” bringing up our two lads. My old Librain blog was all about the wonderful profession of school librarianship, but ill-health, both physical and … Continue reading
I am really pleased to be able to write that I managed two things today! LH drove me to the public library and I returned my massive heap of books and chose another huge pile to take home. Amongst them … Continue reading
I have been very unwell today, with my postural hypertension kicking in with a vengeance. This means that I get dizzy and fall over rather a lot, which is what has been happening since I first tried to get out … Continue reading
I hope that readers of this blog enjoyed a lovely Easter Weekend. In this part of the UK it was mostly a bit grey and gloomy, but it is nice for many people to have four days off with the … Continue reading