In the Mood for Love
Oh Saint Valentine’s Day. Although I love Valentine’s from an aesthetic standpoint: doilies, hearts, pink and red, etc. I loathe Valentine’s as an event. The newspapers and magazines are full of the holy trinity of lingerie, chocolate, and oyster articles; and though I love roses, there is nothing worse than a bunch of long-stemmed roses. Why the long stems? That’s the ugliest part of the flower. Give your girl a posy for crying out loud OR even better, get your florist to make a poodle out of carnations. Cute! I myself will be picking up a supermarket chicken and a bottle of wine and watching In the Mood for Love or some other film full of longing, smoking and amazing noodle containers.