Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Update 22/08/19

This is only going to be a short post. I hardly slept last night and woke up at about 03.00 with a nasty cough. Today, I have been feeling very tired and my legs and feet have been really aching … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 21/08/19

There will be only one Reading Roundup post this week, as usual. I have read two books, both very different. Here is the first one: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks was a real departure for me. This is a … Continue reading

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Update 20/08/19 with a lovely purchase

I really love Massaccesi handbags. Yes, visitors to this blog will be well aware of that fact! With Brexit on the horizon, I decided that I wouldn’t be able to afford another bag. Also, Marco, the owner, had announced closure. … Continue reading

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Update 19/08/19

On Friday, whilst eating our pub lunch, Lovely Husband and I had an idea that might help me to commit to an exercise plan. Visitors to this blog will know that I have tried over and over again to raise … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 16/08/19

It is very wet and gloomy here today – not at all like August – and there is an autumnal feeling in the air. So, a grey, navy and glacier blue outfit felt quite appropriate for the weather. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 15/08/19: part two!

As I missed writing last week’s roundup post, I decided to split the fortnight’s reading into two separate posts, yesterday’s and today’s. Here are a few more books… Zima Blue and Other Stories by Alastair Reynolds was a fascinating short … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 14/08/19

It is two weeks since I last wrote one of these Reading Roundups and so I think that I will break up the long list of books into two posts, with the second one tomorrow. My first book was Nora … Continue reading

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