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Good Candles Reading Books Candle

Good Candles Reading Books Candle

Regular price £35.00 GBP
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Kinda hipster but I don’t mind, buying this will make you feel sophisticated and a bit clever.

You’re on a city break. You’re on your own, you’re in a cafe and sat on the terrace watching the world go by. Lots of concrete around, a double espresso so strong your heart is racing, one of those little biscuits that smells incredible. They bring a glass of sparkling water over and it has a slight taste of hard water reduced only by the slice of lemon in the glass. Your phone is dead. Perfect. On the wall there are shelves floor to ceiling full of books. It’s a perfect end to the day and it’s only 11am.

We’ll be donating 10% of the sale to improve child literacy with this candle. With over 30% of people having trouble reading in the UK this is something that doesn’t get enough support. I found reading hard at school and I am a slow reader, I have had moments in life when I have found this hard.

Scent Brief:
You’re on a city break, Paris / Barcelona / Madrid / Berlin. It’s about 26 degrees, you know when it’s warm but not too hot to have coffee and sit down. You’re on your own, you’re in a cafe and sat on the terrace / square watching the world go by. Lots of concrete around. 20 Marlborough Red (europeans don’t smoke lights), a double espresso so strong your heart is racing, one of those little biscuits that smells incredible. They bring a glass of sparkling water over and it has a slight taste of hard water reduced only by the slice of lemon in the glass.

Your phone is dead. Perfect. On the wall there are shelves floor to ceiling full of books. You pick one up and it smells like old libraries. You thumb through it, half interested, half watching the world.

It’s a perfect end to the day and it’s only 11am.

We’ll be donating to fund improved child literacy with this candle. With over 30% of people having trouble reading in the UK this is something that doesn’t get enough support. I found reading hard at school. I’m not dyslexic or anything, I just couldn’t do it well. Im good now, but I wish I’d had some help earlier.

Cigarettes, old books, concrete, a croissant, a newspaper and the smell of summer in the distance.

About The National Literacy Trust
16.4% of adults in England, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' Adults with poor literacy skills will be locked out of the job market and, as a parent, they won’t be able to support their child’s learning.

The National Literacy Trust aims to help people affected by this. I struggled to read for a period of time when I was younger and it really affected my confidence for a while. I still read quite slowly now and I hope this candle can go some way to help people feeling how I did.

From every sale this will be at least £3 raised for an incredible cause.

Candle Info
This candle will provide good times for over 40 hours. Check out our playlists designed for each candle that should last the distance and bring some good vibes.

This candle is a bit more grown up. Hints of old books gathering dust on the shelf of a french cafe, the waft of the concrete from outside on an autumnal day and the light breeze blowing some tobacco back in through the window. This is great for a dinner party to show off how sophisticated you are even if you haven't finished a book since GSCE english in 1999

Colour: Natural

Avaliable in a range of scents

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