Past Boxes

Want to know what you get in a Drift + Focus book box? Scroll to see the contents of every box we've sent and check out the blog for a detailed post on each one.

Spring 2024

The Spring 2024 Drift + Focus box was curated around the theme LOSS. The box contained:

  • When the Dust Settles by Lucy Easthope
  • Lost & Found by Kathryn Schulz
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine with an exclusive interview with Lucy Easthope
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of LOSS-themed playlists and podcasts
  • A set of brass book darts to mark important passages of text
  • A full sized bar of Up Up milk chocolate
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Here's what we sent our subscribers in 2023

Winter 2023

The Winter 2023 Drift + Focus box was curated around the theme TIME, which opened up a ton of fascinating avenues to explore. The box contained:

  • Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman
  • The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine with exclusive interviews with both authors
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of TIME-themed playlists and podcasts
  • A handmade mini 2024 desk calendar from sustainable stationery brand, Fin
  • A pair of beeswax spills hand dipped by Moorland Candles in Cumbria
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Autumn 2023

The autumn 2023 Drift + Focus box was curated around the theme FEEL, which took us on a wild ride around the subject of emotions. The box contained:

  • How Emotions Are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett
  • The Madness by Fergal Keane
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of FEEL-themed playlists and podcasts
  • An exclusive 8x10 inch feelings wheel print
  • An award-winning handmade salt soap from Dook
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Summer 2023

The summer 2023 Drift + Focus book box was curated around the theme TRUE, a big broad topic with plenty of juicy angles to explore. It contained:

  • The Chaos Machine by Max Fisher
  • Small Town Girl by Donna McLean
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine featuring an exclusive interview with the editors of Delayed Gratification Magazine
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of TRUE-themed playlists and podcasts
  • Issue 49 of Delayed Gratification Magazine
  • A set of notecards by Elvira VV Designs
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Spring 2023

The spring 2023 Drift + Focus book box was curated around the theme CHANGE, an expansive topic that allowed us to explore the personal and the political. It contained...

  • From What Is to What If by Rob Hopkins (signed copy)
  • This Is Not a Pity Memoir by Abi Morgan
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine featuring an exclusive interview with Rob Hopkins
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of CHANGE-themed playlists and podcasts
  • A 50-page habit tracker pad, designed by us to help our subscribers change their habits
  • One of two limited edition hand stamped pencils from Pencil Me In
  • An exclusive protest poster by artist Rebecca Strickson
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And here's what we sent out in 2022

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Winter 2022

The winter 2022 Drift + Focus book box was curated around the theme TOGETHER to make a festive parcel of reading inspiration, perfect for the holiday season. It contained...

  • The Power of Strangers by Joe Keohane
  • The Club on the Edge of Town by Alan Lane
  • Fold out reading notes for both books
  • 28-page subscriber magazine with specially-commissioned cover art by Esté MacLeod and featuring exclusive Q&As with both authors
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of TOGETHER-themed playlists and podcasts
  • Hand stamped fabric tag/bookmark
  • Handmade vintage fabric star decoration by Patchwork Park
  • Two vegan hot chocolate melts from Refuge Chocolate
  • A sample Reading Books scented tea light from Good Candles
  • A5 winter scene sketchbook by magazine cover artist Esté MacLeod
  • Hand illustrated Drift + Focus Christmas card for all gift recipients
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Autumn 2022

The autumn 2022 Drift + Focus book box was carefully curated around the theme MIND. Each parcel was packed by hand and contained...

  • How to Build a Healthy Brain by Kimberley Wilson
  • On Agoraphobia by Graham Caveney (signed copy)
  • Fold out readings notes for both books
  • 28-page exclusive subscriber magazine with cover art by Bea Vaquero
  • Personalised welcome note with QR code access to the digital library of MIND-themed playlists and podcasts
  • Specially-commissioned, hand dyed and stitched 'Switch Off' zip pouch by Pineandbear
  • A5 'Take a Break' print by Theo Dagadita
  • Reading manifesto postcard/bookmark by Jules Anson
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