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!
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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
Friday post 25/11/22 with a spectrum of scarves
Welcome to Friday’s post! I do hope you enjoy reading this and feasting your eyes on such a lovely array of scarves. I made a real effort to wear a range of scarves this week, choosing from the inexpensive to … Continue reading
Posted in Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Chalk Jewellery, grey, Hermès, Hotter, Johnstons of Elgin, Lands' End, Massaccesi, orange, pink, red, Savana Dance, Sous Le Charme d’Orphee, Swarovski, turquoise, WoolOvers 2 Comments
Update 26/09/22 with a new hairdo!
Welcome to the start of a new week with Monday’s post. Those of you who visited on Friday may have noticed that I have finally been to the hairdresser’s. About time too! I really liked my previous haircut, but had … Continue reading
Posted in Hair, Health, Lifestyle Tagged Bibliothèque, blue, cobalt, exercise, green, grey hair, hairdresser, hairstyles, Hermès, orange, pink Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Sous le Charme d’Orphée
As the first photographs started to appear online for Hermès Autumn/Winter 2022 scarf season, I couldn’t see any that really attracted me. OK, I thought, perhaps I will save my money this time… Perhaps not! One of the new scarves … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Alice Shirley, Greek mythology, grey, Hermès, Hermès Autumn/Winter 2022, orange, pink, red, Sous Le Charme d’Orphee 5 Comments
Update 22/07/22 with a gorgeous reveal!
OK, I know that Fridays are for Outfit of the Week posts, but it has been such hot and debilitating weather that I haven’t had the strength to get dressed properly, never mind wear a scarf! Instead, I am going … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 08/07/22 and a haircut!
This week, I have actually been out twice! On Tuesday for a hospital appointment and today for a much needed haircut. More about the haircut later on. As I leave the house so rarely, it is fun and distracting to … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Hair, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, blue topaz, Etsy, gold, grey hair, hairdresser, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hermès Tea Time, Hotter, Isle, Lands' End, MaiTai, Massaccesi, navy, orange, pink, Sainsbury's Tu, white Leave a comment
Update 25/04/22 with a feathery reveal
Hello to you all and welcome to the blog. I really needed last week’s rest and I hope that I can continue to post without having to take another break for quite a while. A couple of weeks ago, I … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 11/03/22
So, it’s Friday again! I know that I promised to show you some modelling photos of my latest Hermès scarf, Hermès Story, but I have not been well enough to organise those. Instead, here are some photos of scarves that … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged A Feminist at Heart, Bien Abyé, blue, Karine Assaf, MaiTai, navy, orange, Peacock scarf, scarf rings, teal Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 18/02/22 – Valentine’s special!
I thought that I would show you the lovely outfit that I put together to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Well, OK, I wore it the day after, but I would have worn it on the 14th if I had been well … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Etsy, gold, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hermès Tea Time, navy, orange, silver, storms, white, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 07/01/22
Well, this is more like “Outfits of the last week or so…”! I have a few photos of nice combinations of clothes, accessories and scarves for you. These were taken over the last couple of weeks. I have already shown … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Duo Boots, Fetolia, gold, grey, Hera, Hermès, Lands' End, Liberty, Massaccesi, Olympian Gods, orange, pink, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple Leave a comment