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: twillies
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 10/10/22: Hermès’ Spring/Summer 2023 scarf season
Hello everyone and welcome to a new week! You may have noticed that I am changing the titles of my posts. It’s just to make things a bit clearer and also to open up the subjects I want to post. … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2023, shawls, twillies Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 04/03/19 with a small treat
A few years ago, we had a couple of lovely family holidays in Northumberland, staying near Kielder Water. It was an ideal base from which to explore nearby Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman forts: Housesteads and Vindolanda. I have such … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Family, Jewellery, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged archaeology, blue, brooches, Coup de Fouet au Bloc, green, grey, Hadrian’s Wall, Hermès, holidays, Lands' End, MaiTai, Marks and Spencer, mauve, pewter, purple, replicas, silver, St Justin, twillies, Vindolanda, yellow Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Coup de Fouet au Bloc
Some months ago, when I bought my gorgeous Massaccesi Victoria handbag in amethyst pebbled leather, I decided that I wanted to enhance it with a bag charm or a twilly. I had a look around and consulted the lovely members … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged colourways, Coup de Fouet, Coup de Fouet au Bloc, Florence Manlik, Hermès, scarf knots, scarf ties, twillies 2 Comments
Outfit of the day 12/10/18
The weather has really changed today, from blue skies and sunshine to heavy grey clouds and strong winds. We didn’t feel like going out, so we watched recorded programmes on the TV and did a few tasks from our household … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Blue Nile, Coup de Fouet au Bloc, earrings, Hermès, Lands' End, MaiTai, mauve, navy, Pure Collection, purple, scarf rings, tops, trousers, twillies, yellow Leave a comment
Update 13/08/18 and a pretty reveal!
I decided that my new Victoria handbag needed dressing up a bit. It looks lovely with the Hermès Jaguar Quetzal scarf (but I wear that), so I looked for something in similar or toning colours. Members of The Purse Forum … Continue reading
Posted in Handbags, Lifestyle, Scarves, Shopping, Wardrobe Tagged blue, Coup de Fouet au Bloc, Hermès, Massaccesi, mauve, purple, reveal, twillies, yellow Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 03/08/17
I have very little to say about today. Watched a bit of TV and finished my current book then reviewed it on Goodreads. Read various random things on my iPad. Had a bath. Pretty normal stuff for me these days. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged bangles, blue, cardigans, Dans un Jardin Anglais, earrings, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Lands' End, MaiTai, navy, pyjamas, Sainsbury's Tu, scarf rings, tops, trousers, twillies Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Under the Waves
This lovely scarf, Under the Waves, was designed by Alice Shirley for Hermès’ Spring/Summer 2016 season. The minute I saw it I knew that I would have to save up for it, particularly for this silk twill 90cm colourway, #15, … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Alice Shirley, Australia, Blue Nile, Great Barrier Reef, Halcyon Days, Hermès, Lands' End, MaiTai, twillies, Under the Waves 6 Comments