Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Update 08/08/22 with gratitude

Welcome to a new week on the blog. Today I want to respond to the comments on here and elsewhere about last Monday’s post. Thanks to all of you who took the time to write to me, I really appreciate … Continue reading

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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

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Reading roundup 03/08/22

Welcome to the first Reading Roundup post for August! During the last week, I have read and enjoyed two very different books. This is the first one… Yes, I decided to return to the Vorkosigan Saga once again. This book … Continue reading

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Update 01/08/22 with some thoughts about the blog

Hello and welcome to a new week on the blog. I am in rather a pensive mood today and I want to share a few thoughts with you about the future of the blog. The Librain…… retired is now in … Continue reading

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Update 29/07/22

Apologies for the lack of an Outfits of the Week post today. I have been really under the weather all of this week and have spent most of my time in bed, feeling sorry for myself. I just haven’t had … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 27/07/22

Hello fellow readers! I have three books to tell you about this week. Two were great, but one was a real miss, as you will find out later. Those of you who follow these posts may remember that I have … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Reading roundup 20/07/22

Hello Reading friends! Apologies for the lack of Reading Roundup posts for a couple of weeks. Illness and hot weather meant that I couldn’t cope with writing on the blog. I didn’t even read for a few days! Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Update 18/07/22 with more gorgeous earrings!

Hi, everyone! I am so pleased to be back writing on the blog. A combination of severe health issues, a bad psychological reaction to a medical procedure, and very hot weather made it impossible for me to post on here. … Continue reading

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