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 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!
- Reading roundup 19/04/23
- Scarf of the moment: Tulipomanie
- Friday post 14/04/23: with some cheap and cheerful scarves
Category Archives: Shopping
Update 27/09/21 with some forward planning!
“Oh, there she goes again!” “Spending money!” Some of you may say. OK, I know I must seem to be a spendaholic these days. But, this time I am planning ahead. Lovely Husband never knows what to buy me when … Continue reading
Update 24/09/21 with a cute purchase
I intended to write an Outfit post today. It was all planned. A nice top, jeans, my new scarf and a new item. But it was not to be. It seems to be all too frequent these days, feeling very … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, bracelets, gold, Halcyon Days, Hermès, navy, orange, Sainsbury's Tu, silver, Tea Time Leave a comment
Update 06/09/21 with a fresh and pretty reveal
First of all, I must say that I am glad to be back! I won’t go into the details, but will just say that I had an awful few days last week feeling even more ill than usual. I was … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged grey, Hermès, Hermès Autumn/Winter 2021, Hermès Tea Time, orange, purchases, reveal, Tea Time, white 2 Comments
Update 23/08/21 with an early reveal
Oh, all right then, I will reveal my “secret” purchase! On Friday, I wrote this… ”A more upbeat update is that I have received an item today that I will show you later in the year! Isn’t that irritating of … Continue reading
Update 26/06/21 with some new arrivals
Well, that was a hot and sticky week! With my large collection of health issues, steamy weather conditions are really difficult. I really struggled to breathe properly and had to fight to stay comfortable. Thankfully, everything has now cooled down and … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, nightdresses, nightwear, pyjamas, Toast Leave a comment
Update 05/07/21 with a real disappointment!
Oh, I am feeling so sad and disappointed today! OK, it’s only an online purchase and not the end of the world, but I had built myself up and when the package arrived I was so excited. Then, when I … Continue reading
Posted in Footwear, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged ankle boots, blue, boots, Duo Boots Leave a comment
Update 11/06/21: hunting for pretty nightwear… continued!
If you read Monday’s post, you will be aware that I am trying to find some Summer nightwear! I hadn’t had a great deal of luck, although I had managed to find two nightdresses from John Lewis, which are both … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged grey, Marks and Spencer, navy, nightdresses, nightwear, purchases Leave a comment
Update 07/06/21: hunting for pretty nightwear
I now spend so much time in pyjamas. Most of my day involves sitting up in bed and even when I do feel well enough to go downstairs for a few hours, I am often too weak to get dressed … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Cyberjammies, John Lewis, mocha, nightdresses, nightwear, Toast, white 1 Comment
Update 05/04/21 from an M addict!
OK, by “M” I mean Massaccesi handbags! I have to admit that I already have one on order as I was tempted by a really good offer. Then, another lovely bag, which I had been stalking on eBay for ages, … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged gold, Massaccesi, Midi Modena, pebbled leather, purchases, reveal, silver, white Leave a comment