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 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!
- Friday post 21/04/23: catching up!
Tag Archives: dresses
Outfits of the week 10/06/22
This week’s post is going to show you more of the two dresses from Marks and Spencer that I wrote about on Monday. If you remember, I am trying to find Summer dresses that will be comfortable and also skim … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged Bill Skinner, blue, Cosmographia Universalis, dresses, Hermès, Marks and Spencer, Mint Velvet, necklaces, pink, white 3 Comments
Update 30/05/22 – with a serendipitous surprise!
Hello and welcome to a new week on the blog! I spend most of my time in bed these days and amuse myself (in addition to reading ebooks, writing blog posts, following Twitter and watching TV) by wandering around the … Continue reading
Posted in Serendipity Tagged blue, dresses, historical, purple, vintage Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 11/06/18
We are having such beautiful weather here in the English Midlands. I spent a couple of hours today sitting in the garden reading. As I am now unable to tend our garden, it has got rather out of hand and … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged aqua, bracelets, copper, dresses, earrings, garden, Kenneth Jay Lane, navy, Pure Collection, sandals, Suave, turquoise, weather Leave a comment
I have a little something to share with you today. Whilst wandering around on eBay, as you do, I came across some lovely vintage jewellery sellers. As I love bling so much (I am not one for restrained, neat, minimalist … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged aquamarine, brooches, cobalt, dresses, eBay, Lands' End, navy, sapphire Leave a comment
Update and sale purchases #02 11/01/18
Yes, I bought more items in the sales! As you are no doubt aware, I have a lot of clothes from Lands’ End and have a pretty long wish list, which I check regularly to see if anything has been … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged accessories, blue, Boxing Day, cobalt, dresses, Ianthe, Lands' End, leggings, Liberty, navy, sales, shawls, Sonrisa Boutique Leave a comment
Update and sale purchases 09/01/18
Things are still very tough, so I will distract myself from my troubles by showing you some of my recent purchases from the January sales. I have had some lovely things from Pure Collection (link in the sidebar) in the … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged accessories, bangles, blue, bracelets, dresses, earrings, Pure Collection, sales, shrugs, turquoise, white Leave a comment
Very quick update. Things have been extremely difficult here for a couple of days and I hope that we can all get over what has happened quickly. I will post again when I am able to. I am in bed … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged bad day, dresses, Pure Collection, tunics, turquoise Leave a comment
I am leaving the usual Reading Roundup post until tomorrow so that I can write about my birthday – 61 today! Eek! As my lads had to go to work, they, plus Lovely Husband, gathered in my bedroom quite early … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, birthdays, blue, boots, bracelets, cobalt, cream, dresses, Duo Boots, earrings, Grand Tour Collection, Halcyon Days, Lands' End, leggings, navy, presents, Sainsbury's Tu, tan, white Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 31/10/17
We don’t celebrate Hallowe’en in this house, so I won’t say any more about that. I decided to wear something completely different today – no scarf! I have very few dresses, but I saw this one last year and liked … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, blue, bronze, dresses, earrings, green, Halcyon Days, Klass, leggings, navy, Sainsbury's Tu, tan, teal, turquoise 2 Comments
Update 15/09/17 and a birthday!
It is Lovely Husband’s birthday today! We bought him a commemorative volume of historic newspaper headlines about his favourite football team, Hull City. I thought that this would be a special gift for his landmark birthday – 65. There have … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Footwear, Lifestyle, Shopping, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, black, boots, Clarks, dresses, Lands' End, navy, tan, Ted and Muffy Leave a comment