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: mauve
I had intended to write a nice long post about my week with Elder Son away. Lovely Husband and I have really enjoyed the time on our own in the peace and quiet! Unfortunately, we are having issues with our … Continue reading
I hope that all my visitors and friends had really good weekends. Everything seems to be speeding up towards Christmas now, so I expect loads of you are very busy. In our household, we are planning a very quiet (and … 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
I think we broke a record this morning! Lovely Husband drove me to my appointment with my main consultant (who, by the way, is excellent) and we arrived to an almost empty waiting room. We only had to sit for … Continue reading
Oh, I am feeling so happy today! Yes, Younger Son has come home for a few days and it is so lovely to have him here. Both of my lads have gone out together, which is great. This morning, he … Continue reading
A few years ago, we had a couple of lovely family holidays in Northumberland, staying near Kielder Water. It was an ideal base from which to explore nearby Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman forts: Housesteads and Vindolanda. I have such … 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
It has been such a beautiful day, cold with clear blue skies. It was also my six-weekly trip to the hairdresser and I was pleased that I felt well and strong enough to go. Afterwards, I walked over to the … Continue reading
Is it that day again? How has it come around so fast! Yes, it is my birthday today – 62, eek! I dragged myself out of bed this morning and put on a very nice outfit, if I say so … Continue reading