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: Handbags
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
Friday post 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
Hi everyone and welcome to Friday’s post! Way back in September last year, I received an email from Marco Massaccesi (handbag designer and craftsman extraordinaire) with the following image: Those leathers! Those colours! Here were more of the colours: Gorgeous! … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Croco leather, Dans un Jardin Anglais, Hermès, Massaccesi, Pavone, Selene, silver, twillies Leave a comment
Friday post 14/10/22: with two outfits!
Hi, and welcome to Friday’s post! It’s been a very strange week. On Monday, I felt well enough to go out with Lovely Husband, then fell really ill on Tuesday, started recovering on Thursday and today I feel almost “normal” … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Hermès, Ianthe, L'Arbre du Vent, Liberty, Massaccesi, navy, purple Leave a comment
Update 30/09/22 with gorgeous Massaccesi offer!
I am changing the usual Friday “Outfits of the Week” post today to let you know about the superb Massaccesi offer that arrived in my inbox. You may know that I am a huge fan of Marco Massaccesi’s wonderful bespoke … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Wardrobe Tagged Massaccesi Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 01/07/22
Welcome to Friday’s post and the final one of the week. This week I have had two medical appointments to attend, so, for once, I had to get properly dressed! I am suffering from a form of agoraphobia these days … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Handbags, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Aurora, blue, Halcyon Days, Hera, Hermès, Ianthe, Isle, Lands' End, Liberty, Massaccesi, navy, One Hundred Stars, teal, turquoise Leave a comment
Update 10/12/21 with a planned outfit
I had a lovely post planned for today. Yesterday, I was supposed to get my hair done and I had a gorgeous outfit laid out on my bed with all the accessories. But it was not to be. Instead, I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged beige, Diane, Fetolia, gold, grey, Massaccesi, Olympian Gods, silver, Victoria Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 22/10/21
In today’s post I have a couple of outfits to show you from the last few weeks. Unfortunately, there is nothing from this week as I have been really struggling, but I am pleased that I did manage to put … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Handbags, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, gold, grey, Hermès, Hotter, John Lewis, Lands' End, Liberty, Marks and Spencer, navy, pewter, pink, Plumes en Fete, purple, rose gold, silver, Sonrisa Boutique, Swarovski, white, William Morris 1 Comment
Update 14/06/21: my Massaccesi handbag lineup!
First of all, I hope that you all had a lovely weekend and that those of you who have it are enjoying the sunny weather. In this part of the UK it is very warm and sticky at the moment … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 04/06/21
Younger Son has returned home so I will now get back to the usual pattern of posting on here. We had a lovely time and it was wonderful to see him again after 17 months. I managed to liven myself … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged Au Coeur de la Vie, blue, cobalt, Grand Manège Love Bandana, green, Hermès, Massaccesi, Midi Modena, navy, Plumes en Fete, silver, white Leave a comment
Update 10/05/21: a handbag with scarves!
I do hope that you had a great weekend. Mine was OK, although I spent most of it in bed watching the final episodes of Scandal and the first of series 16 of Grey’s Anatomy, thanks to my iPad and … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Baobab Cat, Dans un Jardin Anglais, Hermès, Jaguar Quetzal, L'Arbre du Vent, La Promenade de Platon, Massaccesi, purple, Selene 4 Comments