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Non Toxic Candle Haul

Are candles toxic? Oh yeah,

I had no idea until about a year ago,when I first discovered candles are made with perfumes(which are toxic) and after a little research I found out the green non toxic options.Conventional candles are made of paraffin wax,and when burned,it creates in the air toxic gas similar to diesel fuel fumes.Non toxic candles are made of Soy Wax,Coconut Wax,Beeswax,Vegetable Wax, etc. 55 more words


DAY 106 - Today's Photo & Poem #365PhotoChallenge

A Red Flower – Poem by Claude McKay

Your lips are like a southern lily red,
Wet with the soft rain-kisses of the night,
In which the brown bee buries deep its head, 158 more words



From the Archives – 12th December 2012

The Cocks Comb Coral Tree appears with slightly different names in my Plant Encyclopaedias, so if you know it by a different name, don’t be surprised. 141 more words


Alternative Advent #9

In the period leading to Christmas some people buy an Advent Calendar to check off each day before December 25. Usually intended for children, it appears that in recent years there has been a rise in the popularity of luxury ones aimed at indulgent adults who feel the necessity to treat themselves on the run-up to the big day itself – from expensive candles and perfume to miniature bottles of Prosecco or Whisky and even chunks of cheese. 57 more words


Dcember 3

Julestjerne, “Christmas star”. A true Christmas flower, which often is used as a hostess gift in December.


More Decorations

At the JR Gate Towers building in Nagoya, the holiday decorations are already starting to be put up.
There are small christmas trees everywhere with pretty flower arrangements nearby. 34 more words

Photo Journal

Red valerian/ Centranthus

学名/ Botanical name : Centranthus ruber

英名/ English name : Red valerian 

別名/ Alternative English name: spur valerian, kiss-me-quick, fox’s brush, Devil’s Beard, Jupiter’s beard… 67 more words