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 14/08/20
- Scarf of the moment: Plumes en Fête – revised to include the shawl
- Update 07/08/20 with a beautiful reveal!
- Reading roundup 05/08/20
- Update 03/08/20
- Update 31/07/20 with lovely Hermès Plumes en Fête
- Reading roundup 29/07/20
- Outfit of the day 24/07/20
- Reading roundup 22/07/20
- Update 20/07/20 with a very naughty little reveal!
Category Archives: Special days
Oh, it’s a special day for Lovely Husband and me: it’s 33 years since I plucked up the courage to ring him up and ask him out on our first date!! What if he hadn’t picked up the phone? What … Continue reading
Yes, you read that correctly. I actually went to the hairdresser’s today and had my hair done. It is about six months since I last went and my hair had grown quite a lot and was very messy. She gave … Continue reading
Oops! I nearly forgot to write this post as I was so absorbed watching a TV programme! As I promised to write about my Christmas presents today I had better get on with it… This year, instead of asking my … Continue reading
I just want to wish you all a very Happy New Year! May you have a really great 2020! Today is this blog’s third birthday too. I am glad that I revived the blog in 2017 and used it to … Continue reading
I think this post will be the last before Christmas. We won’t be very busy next week, but we will have a visitor (Younger Son – hooray!!!) and lots of lovely food, presents and as good a Christmas as we … Continue reading
Well, that wasn’t the best birthday ever! Unfortunately, it seems that I caught a viral infection last week that resulted in a few days with an almost constant violent cough and aching limbs. And that was on top of everything … Continue reading
I am sitting here in bed with shivers going down my spine. Why? Well, I have a voice singing in my head, my Mother’s voice. Singing the same song, so beautifully, over and over. Her high notes make the hairs … Continue reading
I am sitting in bed to write this post, feeling really tired but also very happy because I have had such a lovely afternoon. Elder Son had everything planned out. He researched the café, booked the table and checked the … Continue reading
Now that I have had a bit of a break from the blog, I would like to show you some of the gifts I received for Christmas. Lovely Husband is happy for me to choose my own present each year … Continue reading