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We are not like any other gift or homewares store, we are curious, we are eager to know and learn, and we love the unexplained, the strange, the myth, the legend and the oddly beautiful. We aim to inspire and shed light on the mysterious and historical; filling your home with curiosities as we do so.

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The Moon Once Pure and White: Blood Moon 2018

The Moon Once Pure and White: Blood Moon 2018

Tonight we're in for a rare treat and the skies look relatively clear to fully enjoy it. It's the Blood Moon on Friday 27th July, and it will be the longest eclipse of the 21st century.

Lammas: All That Dies Shall Be Reborn

Lammas: All That Dies Shall Be Reborn

Lammas celebrates the Grain Harvest; the word comes from Loaf Mass and  traditionally was when the first harvest came in and loaves were put on peo...
The Summer Solstice: Harnessing The Power of The Sun

The Summer Solstice: Harnessing The Power of The Sun

Today it's a beautiful day for some sun worship, and what better day to do it on, than the Summer Solstice. It's the longest day of the year, and marks the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.
Cat's in the Cradle and the Silver Spoon

Cat's in the Cradle and the Silver Spoon

Why am I quoting 'Cat's in the Cradle' by Harry Chapin (we prefer the Ugly Kid Joe Version)? Well on Sunday 17th June we celebrate Father's Day, a day when Dads get treated and they get reminded just how special they are. 'Cats in the Cradle' is about an awkward relationship between father and son... so perhaps not the best example of a loving dad song, but you get the sentiment!
Raise The Beltane Energy

Raise The Beltane Energy

May 1st marks Beltane, when Summer begins and Spring is at its most prevalent. Nature's energy is on high alert, and new life begins. It is a fire festival and an important time for fertility rituals.
Have You Got Triskaidekaphobia or Paraskavedekatriaphobia?

Have You Got Triskaidekaphobia or Paraskavedekatriaphobia?

Today is a bad day for those with triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13) or paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday 13th), but why is Friday 13th in particular considered unlucky?