Festive Magic From the Page to the Screen

It’s the time of year when people everywhere are dusting off the fairy and dressing the tree. There’s a mad rush at the shops for those must have presents and time seems to fly by faster than ever. By the time Christmas Eve arrives Santa’s sherry is at serious risk as the Christmas rush catches up and you need a little pick me up before the big day.

Reflect With the Greatest War Poems on Remembrance Day

It’s important to remember that Remembrance Day, or Armistice Day, is not just about wearing a poppy; although that is important to a lot of people. The day itself is about a wider remembrance, as the name suggests. It’s a day when people in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth remember those people who have given their lives during conflict over the years.

The Lure of the Gothic Novel on Halloween

Long before the slasher movies and tales of teen terror, that have become a staple of Halloween nights across the globe, there were the original gothic novels.

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At Scribbelicious, our jewellery proclaims our passion of books. Not only is much of our jewellery made out of old books,  it is all about the words, both famous and obscure. Made in our converted barn at the bottom of Hope Mountain in Wales, each of our real page fragment pendants is unique. They are salvaged from damaged old books some of which are over a century old. The beautiful old paper looks wonderful in any setting and make truly personal presents for bibliophiles. We also design and print eye-catching quotations. By having a custom piece made, you can wear your l..
There are times I regret picking the name Scribbelicious. “But I emailed you yesterday…” “I’m sorry, I didn’t get it. Did you spell Scribbelicious with double ‘l’ by any chance?” But not too often. The question I get asked most frequently, besides “Can I work at Scribbly Towers?” is “Why did you call it that?” I heard the word in discussions about Shakespeare – apparently he coined it – and I stored it away in my memory. Later I was to find that I had misheard – Shakespeare’s word was Scribbelanous. By that stage I had already committed to the name and was loath to change it. After a..
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