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!
- Reading roundup 29/03/23
- Monday post 27/03/23: with an unexpected reveal!
- Friday post 24/03/23: with a little scarf and a large shawl!
- Reading roundup 22/03/23
- 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
Tag Archives: Le Jardin de la Maharani
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
Outfit of the week 11/12/20
I only have one outfit to show you this week as I have been unable to get out of bed most days. It is so hard to motivate myself to get up as I feel so very frightened and ill. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged black, blue, Etsy, Hermès, Le Jardin de la Maharani, MaiTai, Marks and Spencer, navy, RR Designs, silver, white 1 Comment
Update 03/02/20 with more about my new coat
I hope that everyone had a good weekend. At the moment, I find it difficult to distinguish between the days of the week as they all seem to be the same for me! Recently, I came to the conclusion that … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Footwear, Handbags, Health, Lifestyle, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged animal print, blue, chronic cough, Clarks, coats, Duo Boots, grey, Hermès, Jaguar Quetzal, Le Jardin de la Maharani, leopard print, Masai Clothing Company, Massaccesi, navy, purple, silver 2 Comments
Outfits of the week 18/10/19 with a small treat!
I am having such a lovely week! Yes, I am still very ill and soooo tired, but I feel uplifted by the visit of Younger Son. For those of you who don’t already know: Younger Son is in his late … Continue reading
The Hermès Spring/Summer 2019 season has given us some new formats and colourways for existing scarf and shawl designs. As I have already written Scarf of the Moment posts about two of these, I spent some time this afternoon updating … Continue reading
Outfit of the day 28/09/18
This is a very quick post tonight as I am feeling pretty awful after another day in bed! So fed up about that. In the morning, I tried out a new scarf tie, which I had seen on The Purse … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, grey, Hermès, jumpers, Lands' End, Le Jardin de la Maharani, navy, white Leave a comment
Wardrobe planning #29: Handbags and accessories #01
One of the beauties of having a colour scheme for your wardrobe is that you begin to develop a range of clothes and accessories that go nicely together. After nearly two years of working towards more organisation in my purchases … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Jewellery, Scarves, Wardrobe, Wardrobe planning Tagged A Feminist at Heart, Aspinal, bangles, Bibliothèque, blue, bluette, cobalt, Cornelia James, Daimyo Princes du Soleil Levant, De la Mer au Ciel, earrings, Halcyon Days, Hera, Hermès, Karine Assaf, Le Jardin de la Maharani, Les Secrets de Minos, Liberty, Massaccesi, navy, Owl in the City, Zebra Pegasus Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Le Jardin de la Maharani
I have decided to work through all of my Scarf of the Moment posts and update them in line with the structure I used for the more recent ones. Also, as and when the scarves are reissued I will add … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Annie Faivre, gavroches, Hermès, Le Jardin de la Maharani, MaiTai, Purse Forum, scarf knots, scarf ties, shawls 11 Comments
Outfit of the day 25/01/18
I’m feeling a bit fed up today. This morning I was a little stronger than usual so planned a visit out, but it was not to be. This time it was Lovely Husband who was unwell. He had to go … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Uncategorized Tagged blue, bracelets, cardigans, Cotton Traders, earrings, Ferragamo, grey, Hermès, joggers, jumpers, Le Jardin de la Maharani, MaiTai, Marks and Spencer, navy, Pure Collection, Swarovski, white Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 07/09/17
I actually went out of the house today! Amazing! Well, perhaps not so amazing as it was only for a dentist appointment, but it was a start. She told me that my teeth and gums are in good condition, so … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Libraries, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, blue, cardigans, earrings, grey, Halcyon Days, Hermès, jeans, Klass, Lands' End, Le Jardin de la Maharani, navy, public libraries, tops, white Leave a comment