Being a small, independent business, it feels almost absurd how often we catch people trying to steal from their local store.
Rather than throwing ourselves into the sea of despair, or spending too long pondering why we even bother trying to make a living, we thought the least we could get out these thieving reprobates was some content.
The depiction of a serpent or dragon consuming its own tail is an old one. A symbol of the cyclical nature of things - and linked to the end of the world and immortality - it's woven its way through time and across cultures for over a millennia. Origins and influences Originating in ancient Egyptian iconography, the Ouroboros first seems to appear in the Enigmatic Book of the Netherworld, found in the ancient tomb of Tutankhamun. The symbol persisted into Roman times, often appearing on magical talismans. The World Serpent is thought to have found its way into Western culture through...