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!
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I actually wore two outfits today. Although the day started bright this morning, I felt cold (thyroid issues) and so put on the same aqua cotton jumper that I wore yesterday. By lunchtime, I began to feel much warmer and so … Continue reading
Exactly 30 years ago today, it was a Monday, I came home from working in my two school libraries, flung myself down on the sofa and kicked off my shoes. It was the day after half term. The year before, … Continue reading
There has been a lovely feeling of spring in the air today and I really wanted a trip out. Unfortunately, when your family lives with high levels of stress, as we do on a daily basis, there are occasional “altercations” … Continue reading
I will admit from the start that I am cheating a little bit. This is the outfit I would have worn today, if we had gone out. For once, I was feeling just about well enough for a pot of … Continue reading
I freely admit that I am absolutely crazy about beautiful scarves. Supple silk with gorgeous patterns gives me so much pleasure and adds a great deal to my fairly practical wardrobe. For a number of reasons – illness, retirement – I tend to wear jeans or jogging pants with a jumper or t-shirt on a […]