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!
- Friday post 09/06/23: with the weekly health update
- 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!
Tag Archives: red
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
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
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
Outfits of the week 05/08/22
Welcome to Friday’s post! Today is a very special day as it’s Younger Son’s 30th birthday. Time has passed so quickly and Lovely Husband and I sat looking at photos of our two “boys” over the years wondering how it … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Bill Skinner, birthdays, blue, Hermès, Lands' End, lapis lazuli, Marks and Spencer, Mythiques Phoenix Coloriages, navy, necklace knot, pink, red, white 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 08/04/22
It has been a strange kind of week with very changeable weather. My health has also been very variable. When I felt at my best, I was able to work through some useful tasks, but at the worst times, I … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Grand Manège Love Bandana, Hermès, laptop, navy, pink, red Leave a comment
Update 28/02/22 with a lovely reveal!
I do hope that you had a good weekend. Ours was fine and I was happy to have two deliveries to open. I will show you the first one this week and will hold the other over to next Monday. … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 02/04/21
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
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, denim, Halcyon Days, Hermès, John Lewis, Joules, Lands' End, Liberty, Massaccesi, Mythiques Phoenix Coloriages, navy, pink, red, Wedding anniversary, William Morris 1 Comment
Outfits of the week 05/03/21
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
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged asymmetric wrap, blue, criss-cross knot, Halcyon Days, John Lewis, Lands' End, Les Secrets de Minos, MaiTai, navy, Persepolis, red, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties, Sophie Koechlin, turquoise Leave a comment