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 30/09/22 with gorgeous Massaccesi offer!
- Reading roundup 28/09/22
- Update 26/09/22 with a new hairdo!
- Outfits of the week 23/09/22 with a birthday and a funeral
- Reading roundup 21/09/22
- Mourning 09/09/22 – updated 12/09/22
- Reading roundup 07/09/22
- Update 05/09/22 with a very quick post
- Outfits of the week 02/09/22
- Reading roundup 31/08/22
Tag Archives: John Lewis
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
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
In today’s post I have a couple of outfits to show you from the last few weeks. Unfortunately, there is nothing from this week as I have been really struggling, but I am pleased that I did manage to put … Continue reading
I now spend so much time in pyjamas. Most of my day involves sitting up in bed and even when I do feel well enough to go downstairs for a few hours, I am often too weak to get dressed … Continue reading
I am feeling rather under the weather as I attempt to write today’s post, so I am unable to make the usual collages for each outfit. Instead, I have posted the quick selfies that I use in the collages and … Continue reading
Today is our 33rd Wedding Anniversary! It seems pretty amazing to have reached this point in our lives and I am so grateful that, somehow, Lovely Husband and I crossed paths so many years ago. This evening he is going … Continue reading
OK, so I said in Monday’s post that today’s would be a little different and definitely not an “Outfits of the Day”! Well, I had to change the plan. I am still having a bit of trouble with writing using … Continue reading
Well, once again, I haven’t managed to wear more than one Hermès scarf this week. The scarf from another designer will be showcased in a special post next Friday, if everything goes to plan. I really needed cheering up, so … Continue reading
I tried two small experiments this week: I wore two scarves by the same artist and used the clever reversible scarf ring by MaiTai with each of them in different ties. The two scarves were Les Secrets de Minos and … Continue reading