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What should you do on Valentine's Day? Here's my thoughts, including ideas for gifts from Tatty Devine, Rob Ryan, Clara Francis, Bonbi Forest and the Soma Gallery.
Written by Amelia Gregory
Valentines schmallentines. Yup, that's what I normally think. But for some reason I'm in a good mood this year. Although that doesn't stop me grumbling about the excessive tat for sale in absolutely every shop I enter. Who the hell wants a light up musical plastic toad covered in hearts? Just one of the ridiculous landfill-bound items available on the groaning Valentine's Day display in one supermarket I visited.
I was leaving my singing class last night when our teacher wished us all a Happy Valentines Day and I realised that this celebration of love has become a national event not unlike Christmas or Easter. How did that happen? But maybe it is a good thing… I shall explain.
Most of the time I have been on my own on Valentine's Day. As a teenager my first boyfriend (read more