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!
- Friday post 09/06/23: with the weekly health update
- 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!
Category Archives: Blogging
Friday post 14/04/23: with some cheap and cheerful scarves
Welcome to my blog! Today, I have been sorting out my massive load of photos and images on the iPad and came across these two random snaps that I took quite recently. I have a drawer of fairly cheap and … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Hermès, Lands' End, pink, Pure Collection, purple 4 Comments
Happy New Year 2023!
Happy New Year 2023 to all of my friends and visitors! May you have a great year! We have had a pleasant and relatively peaceful time over the holiday period. It was so lovely to see and hug Younger Son. … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Special days Tagged blogs, New Year 2 Comments
Friday post 09/12/22 with apologies
Hello and welcome to my blog! Today, I have been to the hairdresser’s for a lovely cut and blow dry and I had intended to write a post with lots of photos. Unfortunately, since arriving home, I have felt really … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Lifestyle Tagged Ancient Greece, art Leave a comment
Friday post 02/12/22 with the lovely, lazy leopardesses
Welcome to Friday’s post. I had planned to wear quite a few of my gorgeous scarves this week, but life got in the way! Instead of dressing in my nice clothes, I managed to do a few necessary, but messy, … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged cowboy knot, grey, Hermès, Lazy Leopardesses, MaiTai, pink, scarf rings, tan, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 19/08/22
Hi everyone and welcome to Friday’s post! The really hot weather eased off at the beginning of the week, but I have still felt rather uncomfortable on many days. So, I have only one “outfit” for you this week. As … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged amethyst, Blue Nile, Escales Mediterraneenes, Hermès, lilac, MaiTai, mother of pearl, purple, scarf rings Leave a comment
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
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
Posted in Blogging, Lifestyle, Serendipity Tagged illness 8 Comments
Update 10/07/22 with an extended break
Hi! I don’t usually post on a Sunday evening, but I just want to let you know that I am taking a break from the blog for at least a week. This is due to several issues, mainly to do … Continue reading
Reading roundup 06/07/22
This is going to be a very short post today. I have been going through various medical procedures and am feeling rather upset and traumatised. Because of all this, I have been unable to concentrate on my reading and I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Reading Tagged book reviews, books 1 Comment
Hello and welcome to a new week on this blog. If you haven’t visited before, I try to post three times each week: Monday is for Updates: random musings, bits of news, shopping and anything that catches my eye. Wednesday … Continue reading
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