Who loves Autumn? Most of us have a soft spot for this special season as it signifies new starts for students, Christmas starts to loom, the end of another year which for some brings hope or contentment and for some the smell of autumn creates magical memories in us.
Day: 22 November 2016
Have you ever heard of ‘Hygge’? No? Well then let us explain more.
‘Hygge’ is a Danish word for feeling content and cosy and the Danes are very good at creating an overwhelming feeling of wellbeing. Candles also play a big part in Danish culture, Danes burn more candles per head than anywhere in Europe, according to the European Candle Association.
The colder months are harsh to us all, we get dry skin, flu, colds, coughs and even stomach bugs are rife this time of year. We all pray for remedies that will help ease our conditions and help us through the winter months but most people overlook the obvious remedies. I say obvious because they are a natural solution created by Mother Nature so of course they are obvious and will help.
Christmas is the season of lights, and Christmas candles have always been a big part of the Christmas season.
The tradition of placing Christmas candles in windows dates from the beginning of Christianity. A large candle was lit on Christmas Eve, symbolizing Christ, the light of the world. It burned throughout the night to mark the nativity–lighting the way for Mary and Joseph. This ancient custom continues today in European countries such as France, England, Ireland and Denmark