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!
- Reading roundup 07/06/23
- Friday post 02/06/23: new health update
- Reading roundup 31/05/23
- 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!
Tag Archives: navy
Friday post 07/04/23: with a new hairdo!
Hi, and welcome to Friday’s post. At last, I was able to go to my lovely hairdresser yesterday ! I hadn’t had a haircut since December, which seems such a long time ago. Anyway, Lovely Husband drove me there and … Continue reading
Posted in Hair, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, gavroches, grey hair, hairdresser, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hotter, Lands' End, M&Co, Massaccesi, navy, turquoise, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
Wow, it’s Friday again! The weeks seem to whizz past so quickly these days. Anyway, for once I have some lovely ensembles to show you. I decided to go from one extreme to the other – a small 45cm gavroche, … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, grey, Hermès, Lands' End, Massaccesi, navy, orange, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple, teal, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
Yesterday was Mothers’ Day in the UK and I had a lovely time, thanks to my three “chaps”. Elder Son had been planning a spectacular afternoon tea (that I had in the evening, like last year) and also surprised me … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Lifestyle, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, earrings, food, gifts, green, Lovisa, Mothers’ Day, navy, presents 2 Comments
Friday post 03/02/23: with cobalt cashmere
During my time away from the blog, I decided to have a change from navy and grey and, instead, selected my gorgeous bright blue cashmere v-neck from John Lewis. This is such a lovely colour and I have several scarves … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Bibliothèque, Bill Skinner, blue, cobalt, Hera, Hermès, John Lewis, lapis lazuli, Liberty, MaiTai, navy, necklaces, pink, scarf rings 2 Comments
Friday post 20/01/23: with even more scarves!
This has been a rollercoaster kind of week: some terrible, difficult days and some peaceful, quiet days. Lovely Husband and I are quite worn out both physically and emotionally. Some good news is that Younger Son is visiting from next … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged criss-cross knot, Hermès, MaiTai, navy, Pilgrim, pink, red, Robe Légère, Seasalt 2 Comments
Monday post 16/01/23: hitting the sales!
Welcome to this new week on my blog. Today’s post is about my haul from the January sales. Specifically, the Lands’ End sale. I had saved up some money for this as I needed some particular items. Before I went … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Hermès, jumpers, Lands' End, navy, pink, pyjamas, Robe Légère, slippers 3 Comments
Friday post 13/01/23: with a range of scarves!
I almost didn’t post today! We have had a difficult couple of days and I am now exhausted and in pain from pulling a muscle in my side. I won’t go into the background story very much, but will simply … Continue reading
Friday post 06/01/23: with a variety of outfits
Welcome to Friday’s post. Today, I am going to catch up with a range of outfits that I have worn during the last couple of weeks. Over the Christmas period, I chose two lovely velour tops that I have owned … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, brown, grey, Hermès, Hermès Story, John Lewis, Johnstons of Elgin, Lands' End, Le Jardin de la Maharani, Les Secrets de Minos, navy, purple, teal Leave a comment
Friday post 18/11/22 with “unsuitable” scarves!
Hello and welcome to Friday’s post! This week, I have been looking at scarves that, perhaps, don’t go well with my grey hair. I used to wear these colours, especially brown, when I was younger but since I stopped dyeing … Continue reading
Posted in Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged brown, Fetolia, Hermès, La Femme aux Semelles de Vent, Lands' End, navy, Olympian Gods, teal, Tyger, WoolOvers 2 Comments
Friday post 11/11/22 with a lovely outfit
Hello and welcome to the final post of the week. On Monday, I wrote that my birthday was the next day and I had planned to centre today’s post on my presents. However, they haven’t all arrived yet, so I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, blue, earrings, grey, Hermès, Lands' End, navy, red, turquoise Leave a comment