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!
- Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
- Friday post 17/03/23: what I would have worn!
- Reading roundup 15/03/23
- Monday post 13/03/23: with this and that
- Friday post 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
- Reading roundup 08/03/23
- Monday post 06/03/23: return of The Librain!
- Taking another break: update 27/02/23
- Taking another break: update 20/02/23
- Taking another break 08/02/23
Tag Archives: Ancient Rome
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, everyone, and welcome to a new week on the blog. My life is rather dull at the moment, which may be a good thing in some ways. At least I can keep myself amused with my iPad, although I … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle Tagged Ancient Rome, blue, humour, sharks Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Mare Nostrum
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
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Annie Faivre, brown, Hermès, lavender, Mare Nostrum, mosaics, sepia 3 Comments
Scarf of the moment: Zebra Pegasus
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
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Alice Shirley, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, gavroches, Hermès, legends, Paris, Pegasus, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties, statues, Zebra Pegasus 6 Comments