... I'd likely become a pyromaniac.
Incidentally, in case an ice age descends upon us or your heater stops working like ours did, here's a tip:
If you have a bunsen burner, you can burn the left-over paraffin wax after your tea warmer candle burns out. It's so much warmer than just the candle's flame, even if it doesn't last as long - and it's incredibly pretty, too.
Just make sure you have some kind of non-flammable pad underneath. Alternatively, learn to appreciate scorch marks on your desk.
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