Roses are red,
Bacon is red,
With a week to go until Valentine’s Day my social networking feeds are becoming filled with sweet messages of love and ideas for gifts…
Before I begin, I would like to make it clear that I love love. I love being in love, reading romantic stories and watching romantic films. I’m an advocate for all things heartfelt and passionate and while I don’t believe in the idea of ‘soulmates’ I truly believe that there is somebody out there for everybody. I love celebrations and holidays and I look forward to them every year.
However, there is one particular celebration that I dislike: Valentine’s Day. I am the Valentine’s Day Grinch.
I’ll never forget the jealousy I felt when my friend received an enormous anonymous card on her doorstep. It was beautiful, with ‘Will you be my Valentine?’ carefully written on the…
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