Author Archives: The Librain

About The Librain

Retired School Librarian

Update 23/06/17: For “Older Ladies”!

As I have spent most of the day reading in my pyjamas, I thought that I would simply post this great video for your amusement. As an “older lady” myself, I love both the song and the video! I hope … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 22/06/17

Thank goodness today has been cooler. Yesterday was unbearable. I felt unable to breathe for most of the evening and was so unwell that I couldn’t even concentrate enough to read! So, I have been resting for most of today. … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 21/06/17

So this is the hottest June day since 1976 here in the UK. I can remember what I was doing on this day in 1976 as it was so funny. I was an Ancient History and Archaeology undergrad at the … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 20/06/17

I am cheating again! In reality I am sitting in the coolest room in the house with an electric fan wearing a thin cotton nightdress and very little else. Yesterday I sweltered in a large baggy t-shirt and knickers! Yes, … Continue reading

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Wardrobe planning #24: Costume jewellery – #01 Horn and necklaces

I have collected a lot of jewellery over the years, much of it fairly inexpensive costume pieces. Most of it fits quite well into my colour wheel so that it goes with my clothing choices and I now make sure … Continue reading

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Scarf of the moment: Au Pays des Oiseaux Fleurs

This pretty scarf is another cheerful pick-me-up that brightens the day with its whimsical details. Designed by Christine Henry for Hermès Spring/Summer 2016 season, it has appeared as the cashmere and silk 140cm, the silk twill 90cm, twillies and in … Continue reading

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Sale and eBay purchases 15/06/17

It is sale time and I have been a bit very naughty, spending money on accessories again! Bad, bad Librain 😉. First of all, I visited the Halcyon Days sale and saw that a bangle on my wish list was … Continue reading

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