Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Scarf of the moment: La Femme aux Semelles de Vent

I have already told the story of how I came to own this amazing scarf. The real tale goes slightly further back in time. In 2014, I started down the slippery slope of Hermès scarf ownership and very soon started … Continue reading

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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

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Outfit of the day 11/10/18

Yesterday was such a positive day. Somehow, the stars and planets were aligned and both Lovely Husband and I felt well enough to go out. In addition, it was really gorgeous day with a bright blue sky and sunshine – … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 10/10/18

I have read two books this week, started a third and have eight in my library pile. Some of the latter are reservations of books by favourite authors. Oh, libraries are so great! The first book was Too Close for … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 09/10/18

The day began with rather a kerfuffle with Elder Son. His autism means that he hates sudden changes of plan and rapid decision-making, so we had to do a lot of calming down and sorting out. Or rather, Lovely Husband … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 08/10/18

At the weekend I did my twice-yearly wardrobe swapover. I don’t have a large closet space in our bedroom (one rail for tops and another for longer items, plus various drawers), so I have to keep some clothes in one … Continue reading

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Update 05/10/18 with new purchases

Oh, it is about time that I showed you my latest buys! If you read Tuesday’s post, you may remember that I managed to stagger into my favourite local boutique, Sonrisa, after my haircut. I had seen a pretty brooch … Continue reading

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