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!
- 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
- Monday post 06/03/23: return of The Librain!
- Taking another break: update 27/02/23
- Taking another break: update 20/02/23
- Taking another break 08/02/23
Tag Archives: shoes
Update 11/09/20 with something new!
I just cannot resist sales! The problem with using an iPad all day – to watch TV and films, to read books, to surf the web – is that I have such easy access to temptation. I try to resist, … Continue reading
Posted in Footwear, Lifestyle, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged Lands' End, loafers, shoes, teal, Vivienne Files 4 Comments
Hello to you all. I hope you and your loved ones are coping with this awful situation. We are trying our best. Lovely Husband is managing the household as he always does: cooking, organising everything, and doing the food shopping … Continue reading
Posted in Footwear, Health, Lifestyle, Wardrobe Tagged ankle boots, boots, Coronavirus, Duo Boots, leopard print, navy, purple, shoes, tan, Ted and Muffy Leave a comment
Update 20/05/19 with some new shoes!
The weekend was quite good as, despite me staying in bed rather a lot, I did manage to get some useful things done and had nice chats with both Lovely Husband and Elder Son. I read loads, watched some good … Continue reading
Outfit of the day 25/01/19
Well, today didn’t work out as we had planned. I was meant to go to a counselling appointment in a neighbouring town and then out for lunch, but had a horrible coughing attack just before we were supposed to set … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Blue Nile, bracelets, brooches, cardigans, chronic cough, counselling, earrings, Ferragamo, grey, Hotter, John Lewis, jumpers, navy, Pure Collection, shoes, teal, topaz, trousers, white Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 24/01/19
I had an appointment at the hospital in the city centre today, concerning my osteoporosis. As I had been forced to cancel the previous two appointments, it was a long time since this issue had been looked at. Everything went … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Baobab Cat, bracelets, cardigans, earrings, gavroches, grey, Hermès, hospitals, Hotter, John Lewis, jumpers, Lands' End, navy, opals, osteoporosis, pink, Pure Collection, rings, shoes, tops, trousers, white Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 22/01/19
I was determined to get up for a while this morning and so forced myself into the shower to wake up properly. These days even having a shower is so hard and I have to go back to bed afterwards … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, bracelets, Cornelia James, Cotton Traders, Duo Boots, earrings, Ferragamo, gold, green, Isle, joggers, jumpers, leopard print, navy, shoes, tops, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 18/01/19
I had hoped to wear these accessories with the grey twinset that I modelled yesterday, but it has been far too cold today. So, I returned to my trusty navy cotton cable jumper, which is so warm! Another one of … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, aqua, bangles, blue, counselling, earrings, Hermès, Hotter, Isle, jumpers, Lands' End, navy, pink, shoes, tops, trousers Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 30/11/18
Well, it’s the last day of November already! I must start to think about Christmas. We are always a bit late with planning in this family because Lovely Husband and I are a bit old-fashioned about the festive season. We … Continue reading
Outfit of the day 13/11/18
There are a few things to write about today, apart from my outfit. This morning, I had an appointment with my consultant who oversees all of my medical issues. He is a fantastic doctor, an excellent communicator and very empathetic. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Diet and exercise plan, Handbags, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, blue, cardigans, cobalt, Cotton Traders, diet, earrings, exercise, grey, Halcyon Days, Hermès, hospitals, Hotter, jeans, John Lewis, jumpers, MaiTai, navy, Pure Collection, scarf rings, shoes, Sonrisa Boutique, tops, white 2 Comments