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
Tag Archives: cobalt
Friday post 03/02/23: with cobalt cashmere
During my time away from the blog, I decided to have a change from navy and grey and, instead, selected my gorgeous bright blue cashmere v-neck from John Lewis. This is such a lovely colour and I have several scarves … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Bibliothèque, Bill Skinner, blue, cobalt, Hera, Hermès, John Lewis, lapis lazuli, Liberty, MaiTai, navy, necklaces, pink, scarf rings 2 Comments
Friday post 27/10/22 with even more blue
Welcome to the final post of the week. Today I am going to show you the outfit I wore last Saturday when we went out to have our latest vaccinations. I have already written about the event itself and the … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Cotton Traders, De la Mer au Ciel, green, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Lands' End, navy, Plumes en Fete, purple, Sonrisa Boutique Leave a comment
Friday post 21/10/22: a study in blue and purple
Welcome to today’s post! I am really pleased because I actually managed to go out again this week. On Tuesday, I was actually feeling quite strong and asked Lovely Husband if he could drive us around the countryside (some of … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged asymmetric wrap, blue, cobalt, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Lands' End, Massaccesi, navy, Plumes en Fete, purple, shawls, Sonrisa Boutique 1 Comment
Update 26/09/22 with a new hairdo!
Welcome to the start of a new week with Monday’s post. Those of you who visited on Friday may have noticed that I have finally been to the hairdresser’s. About time too! I really liked my previous haircut, but had … Continue reading
Posted in Hair, Health, Lifestyle Tagged Bibliothèque, blue, cobalt, exercise, green, grey hair, hairdresser, hairstyles, Hermès, orange, pink Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 02/09/22
Here we are at Friday once again and also the first post of a new month. I was pleased and surprised that the statistics for August were the second best ever! It is so lovely that this little blog is … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Massaccesi, navy, Sainsbury's Tu, silver, Toast, white Leave a comment
Update 14/03/22: I actually ventured forth!
Welcome to a new week on this blog! I am sitting in bed, looking out at a lovely cloudless blue sky and wishing that I felt strong enough to go outside. Unfortunately, however, I had two horrible coughing attacks in … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged cobalt, Daimyo Princes du Soleil Levant, dentist, gold, green, Halcyon Days, Hermès, John Lewis, MaiTai, navy, scarf rings, Swarovski Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 28/01/22 – Liberty’s Ianthe Star
This week, I decided to choose one scarf and wear it with the same, but different coloured, clothing and also tie it in the same way. I just wanted to see the difference that two alternative shades of cashmere would … Continue reading
Posted in Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged cobalt, cowboy cowl knot, Ianthe Star, John Lewis, Liberty, lilac, navy, pink, WoolOvers, yellow Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 07/01/22
Well, this is more like “Outfits of the last week or so…”! I have a few photos of nice combinations of clothes, accessories and scarves for you. These were taken over the last couple of weeks. I have already shown … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Duo Boots, Fetolia, gold, grey, Hera, Hermès, Lands' End, Liberty, Massaccesi, Olympian Gods, orange, pink, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple Leave a comment
Wardrobe Planning #31: Wardrobe colour wheel update #03
It is such a long time since I last looked at the colour wheels I created to help me organise my wardrobe! Back in 2018, I thought I had reached a final version but I should have known better. Nothing … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 10/09/21
I haven’t used the title “Outfits of the Week” for ages! We have had hot, sticky weather this week and this has really taken its toll on my health. Most days, I have stayed in bed with heat exhaustion, despite … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, gold, Halcyon Days, silver, Sonrisa Boutique, Toast Leave a comment