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: Wardrobe
Monday post 24/04/23: with Hermès scarf news!
Welcome to my blog! I do hope that you all had a good weekend, better than ours at the very least. Lovely Husband and I are still stuck in bed. OK, that sounds quite amusing if you don’t know the … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Scarves Tagged Hermès, Hermès Autumn/Winter 2023, illness, Purse Forum, sciatica Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Tulipomanie
Earlier this year, before the new Spring/Summer 2023 Hermès scarf designs began to appear online, I had already decided that I was not going to purchase any more scarves or shawls of any size until the price fell, if it ever … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Aline Honoré, Hermès, Tulipomanie 2 Comments
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
Monday post 10/04/23: hanging in there!
Welcome to a new week on my blog. It was Bank Holiday today, so I hope that those of you who had a day off enjoyed the break. Well, that was not a great weekend for me and my chaps! … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged depression, Hermès, illness, Tulipomanie 2 Comments
Friday post 07/04/23: with a new hairdo!
Hi, and welcome to Friday’s post. At last, I was able to go to my lovely hairdresser yesterday ! I hadn’t had a haircut since December, which seems such a long time ago. Anyway, Lovely Husband drove me there and … Continue reading
Posted in Hair, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, gavroches, grey hair, hairdresser, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hotter, Lands' End, M&Co, Massaccesi, navy, turquoise, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Friday post 31/03/23: sorting out Spring scarves
Hello and welcome to Friday’s post. Back in September, I wrote about sorting out my scarves into two piles: Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer. I did just that and put a heap of boxes together so that I could easily choose a … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Ferragamo, Hermès, Liberty, Spring, spring/summer, Summer Leave a comment
Monday post 27/03/23: with an unexpected reveal!
Hello to you all and welcome to a new week on The Librain…… retired! Regular readers may remember that I made quite a strong declaration at the beginning of the year. The gist of it was that, because the Hermès … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2023, purple, reveal, silver Leave a comment
Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
Wow, it’s Friday again! The weeks seem to whizz past so quickly these days. Anyway, for once I have some lovely ensembles to show you. I decided to go from one extreme to the other – a small 45cm gavroche, … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, grey, Hermès, Lands' End, Massaccesi, navy, orange, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple, teal, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
Yesterday was Mothers’ Day in the UK and I had a lovely time, thanks to my three “chaps”. Elder Son had been planning a spectacular afternoon tea (that I had in the evening, like last year) and also surprised me … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Lifestyle, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged blue, earrings, food, gifts, green, Lovisa, Mothers’ Day, navy, presents 2 Comments
Friday post 17/03/23: what I would have worn!
Well, this really isn’t the post that I expected to write today. All week, I have been planning a lovely set of outfits based around a particular cashmere jumper and I had hoped to be strong enough to get out … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Duo Boots, Grand Tour Collection, Hermès, Le Premier Chant, Plumes en Fete, Pure Collection, purple Leave a comment