Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Reading roundup 18/07/18

I have really enjoyed reading very varied books this week. Well, when I say enjoyed, I actually gave up on one of them – very unusual for me, but liberating! My first book was The Power by Naomi Alderman. I … Continue reading

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Update 17/07/18

I am finding it very hard to write this week, although I will upload the usual Reading Roundup post tomorrow, if possible. After Friday’s horrible coughing attack, I had several slightly less awful ones over the weekend and yesterday. Also … Continue reading

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Update 13/07/18: Coughing attack

PLEASE DON’T READ IF THIS MIGHT TRIGGER YOU IN ANY WAY! At about 11.00 this morning I thought I was going to die. I was curled up at the bottom of the stairs fighting for each breath and struggling to … Continue reading

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Update 12/07/18: Hermès scarves Autumn/Winter 2018

I am not supposed to be buying any more Hermès scarves as I have been put on a ban! Despite that, I have been following the relevant thread on The Purse Forum – Hermès Fall/Winter 18 scarves – and thinking … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 11/07/18

I have finished two books this week and am part way through another two. This isn’t my usual way of reading. Most of the time I complete one book before taking up the next. At the moment, however, with the … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 10/07/18

I am feeling pleased because I managed to go to my hospital appointment this morning. Due to illness, I have missed the last two, so I really needed to talk to my doctor. Unfortunately, he was not available, but his … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 09/07/18

I am continuing to struggle with this hot weather. Despite us taking all possible measures, our house seems to retain the heat and our bedroom becomes the warmest room during the evening. My breathing is seriously affected and I need … Continue reading

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