“A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.” Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
It’s coming to that time of the year again when we show our appreciation for one of the most noble professions in our community… our children’s teachers.
My mum was a teacher, so I remember each year the pile of presents she would receive from her adoring students. She loved the gifts, but when the end of year haul came home there were few presents that really stood out. I didn’t mind… it was the many boxes of chocolate I was more interested in!Read More
Aussie Beekeeper, Chris Blamire, has added fuel to the debate on whether all beeswax candles are better, healthier and more sustainable than natural plant based wax candles.
Mr Blamire said, “Natural and organic product lovers might be shocked if they knew the truth about many of the beeswax products available today. Even when the beeswax comes from my own chemical free organic hives, I’m still very cautious and careful about the quality of wax we use.”
So what could be wrong with such an incredible wax made by the honey bee, one of the most amazing creatures on planet earth? Is this beekeeper a vegan, animal loving eco warrior who won’t use or consume anything produced from or by an animal out of principle? We asked him, this is what he said, “No, I’m not vegan but I do think there’s a lot to be said for a plant based diet. And I’m not an animal activist… But I love bees and they’re in trouble. And when the bees are in trouble, we are in trouble”.Read More
Lemon Canary have let the bird out of the cage with their new natural candle making kit. Now you can can make beautiful natural wax candles scented with certified organic essential oils just like Lemon Canary in the comfort of your own home. So good.Read More