"It is a Hallmark vacation" declare the skeptics. You want a card, a gift, a meal in a restaurant. You are obliged to spend, spend, spend.
However Valentine's Day precedes consumerism, firms, greeting playing cards, civilisation and even Christianity. It's an expression of what it's to be human. Whereas on daily basis pressures squeeze the romance out of life, Valentine's day is an island of corny indulgence in an enormous sea of cynicism.
One early try at valentine romance, noticed me commit a number of days to preparation. Roses, a 3 course meal, as unique as a...
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