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!
- Friday post 09/06/23: with the weekly health update
- 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!
Category Archives: Special days
Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
Yesterday was Mothers’ Day in the UK and I had a lovely time, thanks to my three “chaps”. Elder Son had been planning a spectacular afternoon tea (that I had in the evening, like last year) and also surprised me … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Lifestyle, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, earrings, food, gifts, green, Lovisa, Mothers’ Day, navy, presents 2 Comments
Happy New Year 2023!
Happy New Year 2023 to all of my friends and visitors! May you have a great year! We have had a pleasant and relatively peaceful time over the holiday period. It was so lovely to see and hug Younger Son. … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Special days Tagged blogs, New Year 2 Comments
Merry Christmas to you all!
I am still trying to decide on the day of my last post before Christmas! Anyway, just in case I am unable to write more this week, I am taking the opportunity to wish you all a: Ooh, those poinsettias … Continue reading
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Monday post 14/11/22 with presents and H news
Hello and welcome to a new week on my blog. Today I am going to show you my lovely birthday presents, plus some early images of the Spring/Summer 2024 Hermès scarves. I was fortunate to receive some gorgeous jewellery from … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, bracelets, earrings, gifts, Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2023, presents 2 Comments
Friday post 11/11/22 with a lovely outfit
Hello and welcome to the final post of the week. On Monday, I wrote that my birthday was the next day and I had planned to centre today’s post on my presents. However, they haven’t all arrived yet, so I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, blue, earrings, grey, Hermès, Lands' End, navy, red, turquoise Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 23/09/22 with a birthday and a funeral
Hello and welcome to Friday’s post. Well, a lot happened while I had a break from the blog, didn’t it? To begin with, Younger Son visited, Lovely Husband had his 70th birthday and then we had all of the sadness, upset, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, gifts, Hermès, Lands' End, presents, Queen, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II, Regina 2 Comments
Mourning 09/09/22 – updated 12/09/22
Updated Monday 12/09/22: I have decided to take a few days away from the blog for various reasons (LH’s 70th birthday, YS visiting, ES returning from his holiday) and also because I am feeling totally overwhelmed at the moment. So, … Continue reading
Posted in Special days Tagged death, mourning, Queen, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II 2 Comments
Update 22/08/22 with 70th birthday planning
Welcome to the new week on the blog! For the last few weeks, I have been planning for Lovely Husband’s 70th birthday in September. He doesn’t want a big fuss, but I think that it needs marking properly by his … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Lifestyle, Special days Tagged birthdays, gifts, presents 2 Comments
Outfits of the week 03/06/22
I suppose I should be writing something about the Platinum Jubilee in today’s post! To be honest, it is not really my thing. I avoid writing anything political on this blog, so I won’t bore you with my views. Let’s … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged Hermès, Parures de Samouraïs, Platinum Jubilee, Regina Leave a comment
Update 28/03/22 – memories of Mothers’ Day
Here we are at the beginning of a new week. Yesterday was Mothers’ Day in the UK and I had a wonderful day with lots of treats! Younger Son sent me a lovely box with 40 different tea sachets and Elder … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Lifestyle, Special days Tagged gifts, Mothers’ Day, presents Leave a comment