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: blogs
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
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Update 08/08/22 with gratitude
Welcome to a new week on the blog. Today I want to respond to the comments on here and elsewhere about last Monday’s post. Thanks to all of you who took the time to write to me, I really appreciate … Continue reading
Hello and welcome to a new week on this blog. If you haven’t visited before, I try to post three times each week: Monday is for Updates: random musings, bits of news, shopping and anything that catches my eye. Wednesday … Continue reading
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I’m sorry that I didn’t post last Friday. It would have been my Mother’s 89th birthday and I felt so sad, thinking about how much I miss her. I simply couldn’t bring myself to write anything on here. To be … Continue reading
Happy New Year 2020!
I just want to wish you all a very Happy New Year! May you have a really great 2020! Today is this blog’s third birthday too. I am glad that I revived the blog in 2017 and used it to … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged anniversaries, blogs, crystal, Lands' End, navy, New Year, silver, Swarovski, teal 4 Comments
Blog updates 12/05/17
Before I retired in 2014, I was a school librarian for many years, with seven years “off” bringing up our two lads. My old Librain blog was all about the wonderful profession of school librarianship, but ill-health, both physical and … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Libraries, Politics Tagged blogs, illness, information management, librarians, librarianship, mental health, organisation, school libraries 2 Comments
Wardrobe planning #18: Fashion and style blogs #02
Part one of this series was last Monday: Wardrobe planning #17: Fashion and style blogs #01 . I decided that this subject needed another post, so here it is! Last week I wrote: Now that I have retired, and also … Continue reading
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Wardrobe planning #17: Fashion and style blogs #01
Now that I have retired, and also because I spend so much time resting, I have time to read all kinds of subjects. In the past, I would have been reading professional material about school libraries, literacy and the wider … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Wardrobe, Wardrobe planning Tagged blogs, fashion, style 3 Comments