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
Tag Archives: Appaloosa des Steppes
Oh, life is so frustrating at the moment! I was all dressed up this morning and about to leave for my counselling session (appointment moved to today), when I simply collapsed back in my chair. I was shaking uncontrollably and … Continue reading
It has been quite a pleasant day so far. I felt well enough to go downstairs for a while and I managed to complete a couple of household tasks, which always helps with my depression. Our new printer has arrived … Continue reading
Hermés pocket squares, also known as gavroches, are 45×45 cms of gorgeous silk twill. They can look so cute and are quite versatile. I like them as they add a fun finishing touch to many outfits and work well with … Continue reading
I am not really sure how I feel today and apologies if some of this is a bit TMI, but I need to write this down. This morning I had an appointment with my wonderful lead consultant who has overall … Continue reading
This cute gavroche is a very recent addition to my collection. Appaloosa des Steppes is yet another wonderful Alice Shirley design for Hermès and was introduced first as a 90cm silk twill and a cashmere/silk 140cm shawl for the Spring/Summer … Continue reading
I managed to get out of bed and go downstairs for three hours today! That feels like an achievement as I am still struggling with my cough. My outfit today was not very exciting and I look pretty awful facially, … Continue reading
Well, I am feeling very pleased with myself today. Lovely Husband and I actually managed to go out for lunch! It must be months since we last did that. I had an appointment for a blood test and blood pressure … Continue reading
As it has been still quite cool today, I decided to wear my new top and cardigan from Lands’ End and my new Hermès gavroche, Appaloosa des Steppes by Alice Shirley. The colours look lovely together and are so bright … Continue reading
It has been another really hot day again and I have spent it lying in a heap blogging and reading to avoid an asthma or coughing attack. So no scarves for me today! Today’s outfit: Frosted lilac, cotton mix cardigan … Continue reading