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 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!
- Reading roundup 19/04/23
- Scarf of the moment: Tulipomanie
- Friday post 14/04/23: with some cheap and cheerful scarves
Tag Archives: blue
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
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 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
Hi everyone and welcome to Friday’s post! Way back in September last year, I received an email from Marco Massaccesi (handbag designer and craftsman extraordinaire) with the following image: Those leathers! Those colours! Here were more of the colours: Gorgeous! … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Croco leather, Dans un Jardin Anglais, Hermès, Massaccesi, Pavone, Selene, silver, twillies Leave a comment
Friday post 03/02/23: with cobalt cashmere
During my time away from the blog, I decided to have a change from navy and grey and, instead, selected my gorgeous bright blue cashmere v-neck from John Lewis. This is such a lovely colour and I have several scarves … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Bibliothèque, Bill Skinner, blue, cobalt, Hera, Hermès, John Lewis, lapis lazuli, Liberty, MaiTai, navy, necklaces, pink, scarf rings 2 Comments
Monday post 16/01/23: hitting the sales!
Welcome to this new week on my blog. Today’s post is about my haul from the January sales. Specifically, the Lands’ End sale. I had saved up some money for this as I needed some particular items. Before I went … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Hermès, jumpers, Lands' End, navy, pink, pyjamas, Robe Légère, slippers 3 Comments
Friday post 13/01/23: with a range of scarves!
I almost didn’t post today! We have had a difficult couple of days and I am now exhausted and in pain from pulling a muscle in my side. I won’t go into the background story very much, but will simply … Continue reading
Monday post 09/01/23: with a beautiful reveal!
Welcome to the first post of a new week. I have something lovely for you today. You may remember that I bought one scarf from the Hermès Autumn/Winter 2022 season, at the beginning: Sous Le Charme d’Orphée, designed by Alice … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, green, Hermès, Hermès Autumn/Winter 2022, pink, reveal, Robe Légère, Théo de Gueltzl Leave a comment
Friday post 06/01/23: with a variety of outfits
Welcome to Friday’s post. Today, I am going to catch up with a range of outfits that I have worn during the last couple of weeks. Over the Christmas period, I chose two lovely velour tops that I have owned … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, brown, grey, Hermès, Hermès Story, John Lewis, Johnstons of Elgin, Lands' End, Le Jardin de la Maharani, Les Secrets de Minos, navy, purple, teal Leave a comment