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: silver
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 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
Monday post 12/12/22 with a lovely haircut
Well, I think it’s lovely – thanks to my great hairdresser! So, hello and welcome to my blog. If you read last Friday’s post, you may remember that I was supposed to write this on that day, but felt too … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Hair, Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cowboy knot, grey, Hermès, Hotter, Masai Clothing Company, Massaccesi, silver, Sweet Dreams, white Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 02/09/22
Here we are at Friday once again and also the first post of a new month. I was pleased and surprised that the statistics for August were the second best ever! It is so lovely that this little blog is … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged blue, cobalt, Massaccesi, navy, Sainsbury's Tu, silver, Toast, white Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 15/04/22
I am looking out of my bedroom window at a beautiful sunny day, but I am stuck indoors again. This morning, I have been feeling even more ill than usual but have recovered enough to write a very basic post. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged criss-cross knot, Hermès, MaiTai, pink, Regina, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties, silver Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 18/02/22 – Valentine’s special!
I thought that I would show you the lovely outfit that I put together to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Well, OK, I wore it the day after, but I would have worn it on the 14th if I had been well … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Etsy, gold, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hermès Tea Time, navy, orange, silver, storms, white, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 14/01/22
This week I have a couple of nice outfits to show you: one that I only wore indoors and the other that I actually wore outside. This is the first one, based around Hermès’ men’s 100cm wool scarf, Sweet Dreams… … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, grey, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Hotter, Lands' End, MaiTai, Marks and Spencer, Massaccesi, navy, pewter, purple, silver, Sweet Dreams, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Update 10/12/21 with a planned outfit
I had a lovely post planned for today. Yesterday, I was supposed to get my hair done and I had a gorgeous outfit laid out on my bed with all the accessories. But it was not to be. Instead, I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Handbags, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged beige, Diane, Fetolia, gold, grey, Massaccesi, Olympian Gods, silver, Victoria Leave a comment
Outfits of the week 19/11/21
Well, these are not really full outfits. Instead, these two photos show different ways to wear the same scarf with the same knot, using the same scarf ring. Just by turning the scarf around, the knot shows off the scarf … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged grey, Hermès, Hotter, Lands' End, pewter, pink, scarf rings, silver, tan, WoolOvers Leave a comment
Update 15/11/21 with birthday gifts
First of all, my apologies for such a short post on Friday. So, today’s is the content I would have written on Friday, if I had been well enough. I hope that is not too confusing! Anyway, here are the … Continue reading
Posted in Jewellery, Scarves, Special days, Wardrobe Tagged birthdays, earrings, Etsy, gifts, gold, Johnstons of Elgin, Mint Velvet, necklaces, presents, silver, tea, Whittard Leave a comment