Vanilla (1)Imagine, if you will, a five-year-old girl not wanting to go to bed. She wants to stay up and watch football… but it’s bed-time.

“It’s too dark, mummy. I’m not tired, mummy. I want to stay up, mummy,” she yawns.

“What about if mummy lights a scented candle for you to go sleep to?” She nods. And falls asleep bathed in a golden light, the air infused with a beautiful light and slightly spicy scent..

Bliss… we’re both happy.

And now we have a beautiful candle from the exclusive range of Jo McFarlane’s candles… click link for info about the designer…

If you would like the chance to win this hand-made candle – enter our competition. Tell us why you like candles? Email us on

The competition will run on Facebook/Twitter. The winner will be announced by the end of the week – June 17. The Editor’s decision is final.