Trying to find a "unique-gift-a-month" website/club
October 24, 2011 2:02 AM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a UK site that I saw a while back and daftly appear not to have noted down the name. Basically, it was a gift of the month club: you bought someone a subscription, and each month it sent them something. The gifts were quirky and pretty cool; they tended to be things like one-off runs of prints etc. I can't remember the price; in my mind it was about £20 a month, but could be more than that.
posted by Hartster to Shopping (8 answers total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
Are you thinking of Quarterly?
posted by chavenet at 2:21 AM on October 24, 2011

It could be The Thing. The last Thing was made by James Franco. Previous Things have been by Miranda July, and Dave Eggers.
posted by surenoproblem at 2:26 AM on October 24, 2011

No, it's neither of those (although they look cool). I'm 99% certain it was a British site. It was actively curated (i.e. I think there was a bloke who wrote little essays on what he had chosen and why etc). It was very professional and, as far as I can tell, utterly ungooglable.
posted by Hartster at 4:50 AM on October 24, 2011

This is a bit of a left field approach, but how long ago was it? Which browser were you using? Sometimes I have more luck keyword-searching my history than re-googling.
posted by Acheman at 5:16 AM on October 24, 2011

It was about four month back I think, but am pretty sure I only visited it on my phone, so any history/cache/keywords has expired now.
posted by Hartster at 5:23 AM on October 24, 2011

Is it this?
posted by Acheman at 5:50 AM on October 24, 2011

I was curious about this, so I did some googling of my own. It's not notanotherbill is it?

On preview: what Acheman said...
posted by Life at Boulton Wynfevers at 5:52 AM on October 24, 2011

Yes! That's it. Oh, and apparently it is googlable then and I am just a fool. Thanks a lot!
posted by Hartster at 5:57 AM on October 24, 2011

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