Man Newsletter, Friday 18 May 2018
new, what's back (and fresh) in stock, a new special offer, our Top Five
bestsellers... and your free bonus giveaway!
Well, I think we can
now safely say that Spring has finally sprung... and thankfully I've
actually managed to plant out my tomatoes, chilis, sweet peppers, and runner
beans. (Phew!) On the downside though, it does mean that I have to
keep watering the vegetables, and mowing the lawns at least once a week!
(Plus our strawberries are being comprehensively nibbled by something - I'm not sure
whether snails, slugs, ants, wasps, or some other nasty creepy-crawlies are
Leaving the garden to
one side for the moment, I must say that I'm quite surprised by the
apparent lack of any local celebrations planned for Harry and Meghan's
nuptials this weekend. No garden party on the village green? No
celebratory tea party in the church hall? Maybe all the Bradpole
royalists have organised a coach-trip to Windsor instead... or (more
likely) they just haven't invited us old hippy roundheads! (Of
course, if you're reading this AFTER the event, you can safely ignore
Now, on a more serious
here's our usual look at those well-known names who have "departed
to that mysterious country from whose bourne no traveller returns"
since the last edition
of the newsletter. So, over the last two weeks, we've
had to bid farewell to British drummer and guitarist Steve
Coy (56), Scottish serial-killer Dennis
Nilsen (72), former British cabinet minister Dame
Tessa Jowell (70), Welsh rugby legend Gareth
Williams (63), Canadian-born American actress Margot
Kidder (69), American author Tom
Wolfe (88), British actor and director Peter
Byrne (90), and World Cup-winning England footballer Ray
Wilson (83). RIP, one and all...
OK, so how about a little something to cheer
us up after all that bad news? Let's delve once again into the world of silly
commercials, and take a minute to enjoy this
(rather violent) "spoof" offering for Haynes Baked
Right, let's get back to
business. Here are the brief edited highlights of the more
noteworthy dates from around the world during the next two weeks... with (as always) my apologies for any errors or omissions...
- Today, Friday 18 May
is a public holiday in Haiti for Flag
and Universities' Day...
- Then this weekend,
Saturday 19 May is
a national holiday in Turkey for Commemoration
of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day. It's also Mothers'
as well as being Harry
& Meghan's wedding day, and the date of the FA
- And Sunday
20 May is the
Christian feast of Whitsun (the Day of Pentecost), and is
also the first day of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot
(the Feast of Weeks). Elsewhere, it's a holiday in East
Timor for Independence
Restoration Day (from Indonesia in 2002), and also
in Cameroon for their National
- Monday 21 May
is Whit Monday
(Pentecost Monday), and is also the Canadian
public holiday of Victoria
22 May is
traditionally celebrated throughout much of eastern Asia as Buddha's
Birthday, and as such is an official holiday in Hong Kong and
23 May is the
public holiday of Labour
Day in Jamaica...
- Thursday 24 May is
Cyril and Methodius' Day, which is a holiday in Bulgaria under
the guise of
Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic
Literature Day or
Alphabet, Culture, and Education
It's also celebrated as the holiday of
Enlighteners' Day in Macedonia. Elsewhere it's the
important public holiday of Independence
Day in Eritrea (from Ethiopia in 1993), as well as
being the holiday of Commonwealth
Day in Belize, and Bermuda
Day in Bermuda...
- Friday 25 May
is a holiday in Argentina for the country's National Day, known as First
National Government. It's also the public holiday of Independence
Day in Jordan (from the United Kingdom in 1946).
The same date is also widely celebrated as Africa
Day, and also as Towel
Day, in honour of the late Douglas
- Saturday 26 May
is Mothers' Day
in Poland, Independence
Day in Georgia, and Independence
Day in Guyana...
- Sunday 27 May
is the Christian feast of Trinity
Sunday, and is also Mothers'
Day in Bolivia...
- Monday 28 May
is the Spring
Bank Holiday in the United Kingdom, as well as being the Memorial
Day holiday in the United States. Meanwhile in Greece,
Cyprus and Romania it's a holiday for Holy
Spirit Monday, the Orthodox church's date of Pentecost
- Tuesday 29 May
is a holiday in Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand for the
Buddhist festival of Vesak.
Closer to home, it's Oak
Apple Day / Royal Oak Day in the United Kingdom, although this
is no longer an official holiday...
- Wednesday 30 May
is a public holiday in Anguilla, for Anguilla
Day, which commemorates the beginning of the Anguillian
Revolution in 1967. It's also a holiday in the
Canary Islands for Canarians
- Thursday 31 May
is the Christian feast of Corpus
Christi, which is observed as a public holiday in many
- And finally Friday
1 June is a
national holiday in Indonesia for Pancasila
also the national holiday of Madaraka
Day in Kenya, and Independence
Day in Samoa (from New Zealand in 1962).
that takes us up to (and just beyond) the date of our next scheduled newsletter in two weeks time... so now here's your update on what's been happening on the
Incense Man website since the last newsletter, a fortnight ago...
have one NEW
item for you this fortnight. So how do you fancy a HALF
dish-shaped Tibetan incense holder? We have a limited number of slight
seconds available, at 50% off the normal price... but, of course, once
they're gone they're gone, so you'll need to place your order promptly to
grab your bargain...
deliveries have kept on coming, so BACK
IN STOCK we now
have Zam Zam's
Black Coconut, Frankincense & Myrrh, and Ylang-ylang incense sticks,
together with fresh stocks of several of the other more popular fragrances
in their range...
received fresh deliveries of HEM
Precious Fragrance (musk), Lily, and Patchouli incense sticks,
as well as fresh stocks of Nandita
Royal Attar incense sticks and Nandita
Dehn Al Oudh incense sticks...
always) we have a new special offer
for you, which will last
for two weeks, until the date of our next newsletter (subject to us not running out, of course!).
So until then you can save 20% on
natural masala incense sticks, which represents a saving of 30p a box!
- HALF-PRICE slight seconds large wooden dish holders for Tibetan
incense - superb value...
- HALF-PRICE SLIGHT SECONDS LARGE WOODEN DISH HOLDERS FOR TIBETAN
but still perfectly usable... and at a saving of 50%!
They feature a
larger central hole for Tibetan incense, and smaller holes for
"normal" Indian-type incense sticks.
DELAY - ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER ARE AVAILABLE...
IN STOCK - Zam Zam Black Coconut, Frankincense & Myrrh, and
Ylang-ylang incense sticks - plus fresh stocks of many of their
IN STOCK - ZAM ZAM BLACK COCONUT, FRANKINCENSE & MYRRH, AND
YLANG-YLANG INCENSE STICKS...
incense sticks, produced in the UK, and wrapped in foil to
preserve their freshness...
we have a massive range of THIRTY great fragrances for you
to choose from!
YOUR FAVOURITES FROM THE WHOLE RANGE HERE...
STOCK IN - HEM Precious Fragrance (musk), Lily, and
Patchouli incense sticks - budget-priced, but excellent
quality Indian incense...
STOCK IN - HEM PRECIOUS FRAGRANCE (MUSK), LILY, AND PATCHOULI
but excellent quality hand rolled Indian incense sticks - always
one of our most popular brands...
total of SEVEN beautiful traditional fragrances to choose from -
you're bound to find one you love.
AND SEE THE REST OF THE RANGE, HERE...
SPECIAL OFFER - save 20% on Stamford Shraddha natural masala
incense sticks - that's 30p off per box!
SPECIAL OFFER - 20% OFF
STAMFORD SHRADDHA NATURAL MASALA INCENSE STICKS...
gentle and sophisticated, soothing and calming floral fragrance,
on a clean sandalwood base...
GET YOURS HERE - BUT ONLY AT THIS SPECIAL PRICE UNTIL FRIDAY 1 JUNE...
course, as always, the Incense Man newsletter wouldn't be
complete without a free giveaway, and this one lasts for two weeks, until the next edition of the newsletter. You'll
find all the details a little further down the page. But
remember, this free bonus offer is ONLY available to you as a
registered email recipient of the newsletter... SO
HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW and take advantage of the free offer
before we get to that, why not take a look at the Top Five
best-selling varieties on the Incense Man website, in the
two weeks since the
last edition of the newsletter?
Sai Baba Nag Champa incense sticks - ALWAYS our
Number One bestseller... still the hippies' favourite from the
Nagchampa incense sticks - they now seem to have taken up permanent residence in the
Number Two spot...
(Precious) Patchouli incense sticks - a well-deserved
re-entry for these very affordable, and remarkably fragrant,
Indian incense sticks...
For You masala incense sticks - a first-time new entry
for this (relatively) new variety...
Original natural masala incense sticks - down another
one place in the last fortnight... but still an absolute classic premium-quality incense.
YOUR NEW FREE BONUS GIVEAWAY OFFER...
FREE BONUS OFFER - Place an order worth GBP £15 (fifteen pounds) or more
post & packing) during the
next two weeks - before Friday
1 June -
and we'll send you a FREE BONUS box of Devil's
Garden Zombie Repellent incense sticks - normal price
£1.49 - to enjoy with our
compliments, subject to availability... (Give
them a try, risk-free - I'm sure you'll enjoy their death-defyingly
forget - this free bonus incense offer is only available to registered email
recipients of this newsletter - SO CLICK
HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW and take advantage of the FREE offer
it for now, but please feel free to browse around the rest of
Man website to check out the full range available, including
all the ongoing special offers...
Adrian, Incense Man
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