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 29/03/23
- Monday post 27/03/23: with an unexpected reveal!
- Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
- Reading roundup 22/03/23
- Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
- Friday post 17/03/23: what I would have worn!
- Reading roundup 15/03/23
- Monday post 13/03/23: with this and that
- Friday post 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
- Reading roundup 08/03/23
Tag Archives: presents
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
Monday post 05/12/22: under too much stress!
Welcome to Monday’s post. I had decided to skip today’s post because I am feeling so stressed and ill, but I will try to write something. Unfortunately, Lovely Husband and I have been struggling to manage Elder Son’s difficulties all … Continue reading
Monday post 21/11/22 with various thoughts
It’s a new week once again! Mondays seem to come around so rapidly. Today’s post is really a few random thoughts. We have had some slightly awkward days recently. Elder Son has been planning a holiday for some time and … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Lifestyle Tagged Canterbury Cathedral, Christmas, presents Leave a comment
Monday post 14/11/22 with presents and H news
Hello and welcome to a new week on my blog. Today I am going to show you my lovely birthday presents, plus some early images of the Spring/Summer 2024 Hermès scarves. I was fortunate to receive some gorgeous jewellery from … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, bracelets, earrings, gifts, Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2023, presents 2 Comments
Outfits of the week 23/09/22 with a birthday and a funeral
Hello and welcome to Friday’s post. Well, a lot happened while I had a break from the blog, didn’t it? To begin with, Younger Son visited, Lovely Husband had his 70th birthday and then we had all of the sadness, upset, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, gifts, Hermès, Lands' End, presents, Queen, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II, Regina 2 Comments
Update 22/08/22 with 70th birthday planning
Welcome to the new week on the blog! For the last few weeks, I have been planning for Lovely Husband’s 70th birthday in September. He doesn’t want a big fuss, but I think that it needs marking properly by his … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Lifestyle, Special days Tagged birthdays, gifts, presents 2 Comments
Update 28/03/22 – memories of Mothers’ Day
Here we are at the beginning of a new week. Yesterday was Mothers’ Day in the UK and I had a wonderful day with lots of treats! Younger Son sent me a lovely box with 40 different tea sachets and Elder … Continue reading
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Happy New Year 2022!
I do hope that you all had a great Christmas and that 2022 will be a wonderful year! We were so happy that Younger Son was able to visit for a few days and that the four of us were … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Christmas, gifts, gold, Grand Tour Collection, Hermès, Le Premier Chant, New Year, presents, Pure Collection, purple, yellow 1 Comment
I do hope that all of my visitors/readers/friends had a very pleasant weekend and that, if you celebrate Christmas, your preparations are going well. Most of the gifts that I have ordered for the family have now arrived and I … Continue reading
Update 15/11/21 with birthday gifts
First of all, my apologies for such a short post on Friday. So, today’s is the content I would have written on Friday, if I had been well enough. I hope that is not too confusing! Anyway, here are the … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, earrings, Etsy, gifts, gold, Johnstons of Elgin, Mint Velvet, necklaces, presents, silver, tea, Whittard Leave a comment