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.
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.
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.
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.
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