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: weather
Hello, on a stormy Monday! Windy weather always makes my cough worse. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because more dust is in the air, even in a house with double glazing? I’m not really sure. Anyway, the upshot is … Continue reading
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Update 17/08/20 with vests and thunder!
At least the temperature has cooled down quite a lot over the last few days! Now we have intermittent thunder storms, rain showers and high humidity to cope with. So, it still looks as if my scarf wearing days are … Continue reading
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Outfits of the weekend! 27/08/18
I am sitting in bed today in my pyjamas, having had a huge coughing and choking fit last night. The weekend was also pretty tough. Lovely Husband and I had a mutual Black Cloud, worrying about our present state as … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged aqua, Aspinal, cardigans, cobalt, Dans un Jardin Anglais, Etsy, Hermès, jumpers, Lands' End, lavender, lilac, mental health, navy, Owl in the City, purple, vests, weather, white Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 11/06/18
We are having such beautiful weather here in the English Midlands. I spent a couple of hours today sitting in the garden reading. As I am now unable to tend our garden, it has got rather out of hand and … Continue reading
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Update 02/03/18 with some humour to end the week
This has been such a tough week and, although I feel a bit better than I did a few days ago, I am still stuck in bed with the thick woolly jumper and numerous shawls. It is such a contrast … Continue reading
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We have had beautiful snowy weather for the last few days and our street and garden look lovely. As I don’t have to leave the house these days, and am not worrying about getting to work, I can appreciate the … Continue reading
What a strange sky we have had in the English Midlands today. There was a red sun this morning and then the sky turned a shade of brownish orange with strong winds blowing dust. Hurricane Ophelia has not really affected … Continue reading
Outfit of the day 22/06/17
Thank goodness today has been cooler. Yesterday was unbearable. I felt unable to breathe for most of the evening and was so unwell that I couldn’t even concentrate enough to read! So, I have been resting for most of today. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Friends, Health, Libraries, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged chain, coral, Isle, Lands' End, librarians, navy, school librarians, school libraries, School Library Association, Suave, The Librain, TV, Wallis, weather Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 20/06/17
I am cheating again! In reality I am sitting in the coolest room in the house with an electric fan wearing a thin cotton nightdress and very little else. Yesterday I sweltered in a large baggy t-shirt and knickers! Yes, … Continue reading