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 29/03/23
- Monday post 27/03/23: with an unexpected reveal!
- Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
- Reading roundup 22/03/23
- Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
- Friday post 17/03/23: what I would have worn!
- Reading roundup 15/03/23
- Monday post 13/03/23: with this and that
- Friday post 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
- Reading roundup 08/03/23
Tag Archives: Christmas
Merry Christmas to you all!
I am still trying to decide on the day of my last post before Christmas! Anyway, just in case I am unable to write more this week, I am taking the opportunity to wish you all a: Ooh, those poinsettias … Continue reading
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Monday post 05/12/22: under too much stress!
Welcome to Monday’s post. I had decided to skip today’s post because I am feeling so stressed and ill, but I will try to write something. Unfortunately, Lovely Husband and I have been struggling to manage Elder Son’s difficulties all … Continue reading
Monday post 21/11/22 with various thoughts
It’s a new week once again! Mondays seem to come around so rapidly. Today’s post is really a few random thoughts. We have had some slightly awkward days recently. Elder Son has been planning a holiday for some time and … Continue reading
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Happy New Year 2022!
I do hope that you all had a great Christmas and that 2022 will be a wonderful year! We were so happy that Younger Son was able to visit for a few days and that the four of us were … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Christmas, gifts, gold, Grand Tour Collection, Hermès, Le Premier Chant, New Year, presents, Pure Collection, purple, yellow 1 Comment
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
Happy New Year 2021!
So, I hope you all had a very good Christmas and that the New Year has begun well for you. We had a very quiet and simple “holiday” period, with some sadness because Younger Son was unable to visit because … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged Christmas, gifts, Hermès, Liz Earle, Pixie Wing, Plumes en Fete, presents 2 Comments
Final post for 2020!
So, this is the last post for this unforgettable year! I have been so pleased to see the huge increase in traffic to the blog this year, especially when I have curtailed the number of posts to three per week. … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Christmas, Coronavirus, Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2021, New Year, vaccine 2 Comments
Update 14/12/20 with thoughts of Christmas preparations
This will be a short post today. Lovely Husband and Elder Son have been rushing around, cleaning and tidying up so that we can finally put up the Christmas Tree and decorations. Unfortunately, I was unable to help them because … Continue reading
Update 03/01/20 with Christmas gifts 2019
Oops! I nearly forgot to write this post as I was so absorbed watching a TV programme! As I promised to write about my Christmas presents today I had better get on with it… This year, instead of asking my … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Christmas, Flor, Hermès, Massaccesi, Plumes en Fete, presents, teal, Victoria 2 Comments
Update 20/12/19 with a Christmas outfit
I think this post will be the last before Christmas. We won’t be very busy next week, but we will have a visitor (Younger Son – hooray!!!) and lots of lovely food, presents and as good a Christmas as we … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Lifestyle, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged Christmas, Dream Pairs, Lands' End, purple, silver, teal 1 Comment