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: hot weather
Welcome to a new week on the blog. Phew! We are just coming to the end of a heatwave in this part of the UK. Those of you who live in much hotter climes are probably rather surprised that we … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Serendipity Tagged Art Nouveau, glass, hot weather, Twitter Leave a comment
Update 18/07/22 with more gorgeous earrings!
Hi, everyone! I am so pleased to be back writing on the blog. A combination of severe health issues, a bad psychological reaction to a medical procedure, and very hot weather made it impossible for me to post on here. … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged Chalk Jewellery, earrings, fuchsia, heatwave, hot weather, illness, Marks and Spencer, pink, purchases, white 3 Comments
First of all, I must apologise for the lack of a Reading Roundup post on Wednesday. The heat and humidity has been making me feel so unwell this week – I have been suffering from a very painful headache and … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Wardrobe Tagged heatstroke, hot weather, illness, nausea, Pure Collection, turquoise 3 Comments
Update 31/07/20 with lovely Hermès Plumes en Fête
This is a really quick update at the end of the working week. I’m currently sitting in bed, with a large fan next to me, and I am absolutely gasping for breath in the heat. Earlier, I went out into … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Hermès, hot weather, mental health, Plumes en Fete, shawls 7 Comments
I hope that you have had a lovely weekend and that those of you who, like me, have a Bank Holiday today are enjoying it. The extreme hot weather in my part of the world is causing me a lot … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Handbags, Lifestyle, Uncategorized Tagged asthma, Diane, heatwave, hot weather, Massaccesi, sunshine, writing Leave a comment
This steaming hot weather in the UK has made me very ill. I am unable to post today, but I hope that everything will return to something like normal next week. Best wishes to you all and happy weekend! 🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞
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Outfit of the day 25/07/19 plus some purchases
I am going to show you my outfit, but not me wearing it! That’s because I am so hot and sticky and must look pretty awful 😂🤣😂! I bought this turquoise linen dress from Pure Collection a couple of years … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged Bill Skinner, blue, gold, hot weather, Lands' End, Pure Collection, silver, turquoise Leave a comment
Update 23/07/19: feeling better
I am much better today. Usually, I manage to keep a grip on my feelings and immerse myself in reading to try to hold the negative thoughts at bay. My weekly counselling sessions also help a lot as I am … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle Tagged heatwave, hot weather, illness, mental health, positive feelings 2 Comments