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!
Tag Archives: birthdays
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
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
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 05/08/22
Welcome to Friday’s post! Today is a very special day as it’s Younger Son’s 30th birthday. Time has passed so quickly and Lovely Husband and I sat looking at photos of our two “boys” over the years wondering how it … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Bill Skinner, birthdays, blue, Hermès, Lands' End, lapis lazuli, Marks and Spencer, Mythiques Phoenix Coloriages, navy, necklace knot, pink, red, white Leave a comment
Update 14/02/22 with a return!
Happy Valentine’s Day to you all! I hope that you received suitable cards and gifts. After all these years together, Lovely Husband gets out several cards from past years and displays them in a row for me to see. I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, green, Planet, Valentine’s Day 2 Comments
Update 15/11/21 with birthday gifts
First of all, my apologies for such a short post on Friday. So, today’s is the content I would have written on Friday, if I had been well enough. I hope that is not too confusing! Anyway, here are the … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, earrings, Etsy, gifts, gold, Johnstons of Elgin, Mint Velvet, necklaces, presents, silver, tea, Whittard Leave a comment
Update 08/11/21 – it’s my birthday!
Oh my goodness – 65 today! Where did the time go? I am now officially a pensioner – eek!!! I apologise for this very short post. Friday’s will have photos of various presents. I had a terrible night, so don’t … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Special days Tagged birthdays, Johnstons of Elgin, presents 1 Comment
Update 13/09/21 with bits and bobs!
Well, this is going to be an unusual week for me and Lovely Husband! Elder Son is away until Friday for a holiday on his own. He has been looking forward to it for months and, in recent weeks, has … Continue reading
Update 13/11/20 with birthday gifts
As I wrote in Monday’s post, I had a lovely birthday last Sunday. I really enjoyed the day and was fortunate to receive some gorgeous birthday presents. You can see them in the collage below… Top row, L to R: … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Outfit of the day, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged Bill Skinner, birthdays, cobalt, gifts, Hermès, John Lewis, lapis lazuli, Marks and Spencer, Plumes en Fete, Seasalt, Whittard 2 Comments
Well, I had a lovely birthday yesterday. My husband cooked bacon sandwiches for lunch (my favourite treat that I only allow myself once a week!) and then delicious steak and chips for dinner. He is a very good cook and … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Lifestyle, Special days Tagged birthdays, food, humour, videos 2 Comments