FEBRUARY 2018

 

IT'S ALMOST VALENTINE'S DAY!


The oldest known card
Sent in 1797 by Catherine Mossday, it included this heartfelt plea: "Mr Brown, As I have repeatedly requested you to come I think you must have some reason for not complying, but as I have something particular to say to you I wish you to come on Sunday next without fail."  
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Love like you're 17
RIP, dinner and a movie. Here's a list of great ideas for a Valentine's night out from seventeen magazine. You don't have to spend a lot of money or repeat the standard Valentine's date this year. Why not create something memorable and more thoughtful and give one of these a go?
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I envy my flowers...
We see love letters from famous men, so to give the girls some inspiration for your Valentine's card, here are some beautifully written letters by ladies in love, from women’s lifestyle website, Verily. Tsarina Alexandra's note to her husband, Tsar Nicolas ll is particularly lovely.
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