If traditional candles strike you as more of a fire hazard than a lighting solution, why not give the Philips Imageo LED CandleLights a whirl?

The lights glow and flicker like real candles, but are flame-free and last for longer their wax counterparts thanks to an induction charger. One charge can yield up to 24 hours of light.

There's no power switch on them; to turn them on or off, you simply give the waterproof tumbler a shake, and they're ready to go out in the garden.

The lights are sold in packs of three, and come in either white or coloured models for