Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Update 17/01/20

I did it! We went out together on Tuesday! It’s funny really. Only a couple of years ago, I was laughing on this blog at the thought that visiting a garden centre was the highlight of my week. At that … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 15/01/20

Well, I have only finished one book this week. My concentration issues have been pretty bad and I have also had problems with memory. My review will explain why. The book was Three Women by Lisa Taddeo. Here is the … Continue reading

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Update 13/01/20

The wind is blowing wildly outside, but I am cosy and warm under the winter-weight duvet with my iPad, a cup of tea and a biscuit, trying to write a blog post. Our weekend began very quietly, as Elder Son … Continue reading

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Scarf of the moment: Plumes en Fête

In the Autumn of 2019, I had firmly decided that my small Hermès scarf collection was complete. As I am now in my 60s, I am very ill with multiple chronic conditions, I hardly ever leave the house so rarely … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 08/01/20

This first Reading Roundup of the year covers the last books that I finished in 2019 and the first of 2020. Unfortunately, I have to tell you that I am still struggling with book reading since the stroke at the … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 06/01/20

First of all, I must apologise for not uploading a Scarf of the Moment post about my new Plumes en Fête today. I struggled over the weekend and couldn’t manage to write the post and take the necessary photos. Instead, … Continue reading

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Update 03/01/20 with Christmas gifts 2019

Oops! I nearly forgot to write this post as I was so absorbed watching a TV programme! As I promised to write about my Christmas presents today I had better get on with it… This year, instead of asking my … Continue reading

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