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!
- Update 18/06/21
- Reading roundup 16/06/21
- Update 14/06/21: my Massaccesi handbag lineup!
- Update 11/06/21: hunting for pretty nightwear… continued!
- Reading roundup 09/06/21
- Update 07/06/21: hunting for pretty nightwear
- Outfits of the week 04/06/21
- Reading roundup 02/06/21
- Update 31/05/21
- Update 24/05/21 – taking a break
Tag Archives: Ancient Greece
OK, so I have absolutely no self control. None at all! When it comes to my obsessions, I have no way of holding back. I am such a terrible, greedy person 😅😂🤣😂😅 So, when two of my interests met – … Continue reading
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
I said that I would wear my new scarf today and here it is! As I am planning to write a proper Scarf of the Moment post as soon as I have enough material for it, I won’t share every … Continue reading
I had a rather exciting time with an eBay auction over the weekend. For some time, I have been stalking a rather lovely scarf design called Les Secrets de Minos, by Hermès. As I was a student of Ancient History, … Continue reading
Today’s Scarf of the Moment post is about Mare Nostrum, designed by Annie Faivre for Hermès. The title is “Our Sea” in Latin and is the name that the Romans gave to the Mediterranean. This 90cm silk twill scarf shows … Continue reading
Zebra Pegasus, designed by Alice Shirley for Hermès, has been so popular since it was first issued in 2014 that it has appeared in every format imaginable. Well, just about. I have it in the gavroche size, issued for the … Continue reading
La Promenade de Platon was the first Hermès scarf that I bought. It was designed by Annie Faivre for Hermès Autumn/Winter 2013 season. The season had a theme of Sport and so the scarf design shows some Ancient Greek sports … Continue reading
I must say that The British Museum is probably my favourite, well it is equal to Athens’ National Archaeological Museum in my heart. I love both of these for the fantastic array of sculpture, ceramics and jewellery from the ancient world. … Continue reading