Number in The News: 3 — ‘Scents of Normality’ captures the essence of life before lockdown

September 18, 2020

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The candle line called Scents of Normality from London-based Earl of East candles.

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Earl of East

From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 3.

Watching a movie at home these days doesn't come with quite the same potpourri of aromas you'd get from going out to a movie theater, such as popcorn butter, recirculated air and the wrinkly hot dogs at the concession stand. A London candle shop called Earl of East wants to bring these aromas back into your life. They've created a new line of three candles called “Scents of Normality.”

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