We wanted more than just locally-made products. We wanted to tell local stories, so when you buy something as a gift, it’s meaningful as well as local. Our stories may be trivial or serious, they’re all about giving you a reason to smile and something quirky to talk about. Here are some examples of our Trivia Tags:
”A Southampton pub is the official consulate of the Kingdom of Redonda, a remote Caribbean island”
”Wassailing is a pagan tradition where bread or cake dipped in cider is hung on trees to promote a great harvest. Robins are traditionally seen as good spirits: popular belief is that it toast in trees attracts these joyful birds.
19th Century Southampton folk would knock on doors with wine-filled bowls at New Year, hoping for a small sum in exchange for a sip of hot wine”