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!
- 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!
- Friday post 21/04/23: catching up!
Category Archives: Ancient History
Monday post 06/03/23: return of The Librain!
Hello and welcome to all of my friends and visitors! It is now four weeks since I was diagnosed with shingles and it has taken this long for me to even begin to feel better. There is still a long … Continue reading
Posted in Ancient History, Health, Lifestyle Tagged Ancient Greece, ceramics 2 Comments
Taking another break: update 27/02/23
Hello friends and visitors! Unfortunately I am still too unwell to write a proper post. It is now three weeks since I first noticed the symptoms of Shingles. I am a little better than a week ago in that I … Continue reading
Posted in Ancient History, Health Tagged art, illness, sculpture, shingles 4 Comments
Monday post 31/10/22 with some gorgeous jewellery
Welcome to a new week on the blog. Yes, I know it’s Hallowe’en today, but I don’t really take much notice of that. Perhaps my children were “deprived” of Trick or Treating when they were young. It is just not … Continue reading
Posted in Ancient History, Jewellery Tagged amethyst, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Art Nouveau, bracelets, crowns, Greek, necklaces, Roman Leave a comment
Monday post 17/10/22: with some ancient art
Hello all and welcome to a new week on my blog! Today, I have some random thoughts about some of my favourite things. I have written about my love of Ancient Greek and Roman art and architecture many times before … Continue reading
Hello and welcome to a new week on the blog. Monday is the day when I write about random things! To be honest, I am struggling to find something to write about today. The sun is shining and I love … Continue reading
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Update 21/01/22 with something old!
Apologies. I haven’t been able to write an Outfits of the Week post today because I have stayed in pyjamas all week! To be honest, I have been really under the weather, both physically and mentally, and haven’t been able … Continue reading
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I do hope that you had a good weekend. Ours was quite peaceful, for once, which was very welcome. So, now we have a new week ahead… For today, I have been trying to get a Scarf of the Moment … Continue reading
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Oh, it’s a special day for Lovely Husband and me: it’s 33 years since I plucked up the courage to ring him up and ask him out on our first date!! What if he hadn’t picked up the phone? What … Continue reading
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