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!
- Update 03/07/20 – new season Plumes en Fête shawl colours!
- Reading roundup 01/07/20
- Update 29/06/20: It’s here at last – Massaccesi reveal!
- Update 26/06/20
- Reading roundup 24/06/20
- Update 22/06/20 with Hermès’ new season scarves!
- Update 19/06/20
- Reading roundup 17/06/20
- Update 15/06/20 with some purchases
- Update 12/06/20
Tag Archives: earrings
Well, that wasn’t the best birthday ever! Unfortunately, it seems that I caught a viral infection last week that resulted in a few days with an almost constant violent cough and aching limbs. And that was on top of everything … Continue reading
It has been pretty typical weather today, for these islands: wet and windy, followed by sunshine, then wet again. I have managed to get out of bed for a few hours and feel a little more cheerful as a result. … Continue reading
Snow is forecast for the next few days, so I decided that I had to go to the Library today so that I could pick up some reserved books. Despite feeling very weak and unwell, I forced myself to get … Continue reading
Well, today didn’t work out as we had planned. I was meant to go to a counselling appointment in a neighbouring town and then out for lunch, but had a horrible coughing attack just before we were supposed to set … Continue reading
I had an appointment at the hospital in the city centre today, concerning my osteoporosis. As I had been forced to cancel the previous two appointments, it was a long time since this issue had been looked at. Everything went … Continue reading
I was determined to get up for a while this morning and so forced myself into the shower to wake up properly. These days even having a shower is so hard and I have to go back to bed afterwards … Continue reading
I had hoped to wear these accessories with the grey twinset that I modelled yesterday, but it has been far too cold today. So, I returned to my trusty navy cotton cable jumper, which is so warm! Another one of … Continue reading
We didn’t go out anywhere today, but, even so, I decided to try out my new twinset from Lands’ End with some of my accessories. This scarf is a silk mousseline (chiffon) 140cm in grey, turquoise, yellow, tan, black and … Continue reading
It was my first counselling session today and I was rather nervous about going. I have changed so much with this illness. Only a couple of years ago, I was a really confident driver, happy to find new places, unfazed … Continue reading