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: John Lewis
You didn’t think that I would manage to avoid spending money during lockdown, did you? I need the occasional treat to keep me going, even if I choose something rather impractical! You will see what I mean in a minute… … Continue reading
I did it! We went out together on Tuesday! It’s funny really. Only a couple of years ago, I was laughing on this blog at the thought that visiting a garden centre was the highlight of my week. At that … Continue reading
First of all, I must apologise for not uploading a Scarf of the Moment post about my new Plumes en Fête today. I struggled over the weekend and couldn’t manage to write the post and take the necessary photos. Instead, … Continue reading
I am really trying to get up every day, even if it’s just for a few hours. Lovely Husband and I watch TV and have lunch together and sometimes he comes to bed in the afternoon, to ease his back … Continue reading
I was well enough to go to the hairdresser’s and the library this morning – hooray! It was so nice to feel strong enough to select and put on a lovely set of clothing and accessories. So uplifting. And, of … Continue reading
This is one of those backward looking kind of posts. Yet again, I am ill in bed having had a huge panic attack this morning that left me unable to speak without wheezing. I had to cancel my counselling session … Continue reading
Hairdresser day again! Six weeks goes by so very quickly. I woke up feeling very tired and have hardly been able to keep my eyes open all day, but I did manage to get to my hair appointment, thanks to … Continue reading
I am sitting in bed to write this post, feeling really tired but also very happy because I have had such a lovely afternoon. Elder Son had everything planned out. He researched the café, booked the table and checked the … Continue reading
Well, I have had a very tough few days, in fact the three of us have found life pretty difficult. Coughing attacks have been coming along in pairs and we have all been upset and tense, resulting in arguing and … Continue reading