By Ruby Ellis Valentine’s Day, supposedly the most romantic day of the year, can also be one of the toughest for some. Its origins are mysterious, as we know very little about St Valentine himself. There are many legends surrounding him, but arguably the most romantic and well known is that Valentine was a priest in third century Rome. When Emperor Claudius II decided to … [Read more...] about Surviving Valentine’s Day with a Broken Heart
By Silva Chege Nervous giggles, flirtatious glances and unexpected findings; in a Tinder generation consumed with snap judgments and mechanical swipes to the right; meeting and dating someone in real life has only become even more refreshing, exciting and important. Whilst on dating apps, a photo and a quick bio can only ever showcase a glimpse of who a person is; dating … [Read more...] about Speed Dating : Fast Impressions event at BU
Two of our writers wanted to express their different views on Valentine's Day. Roses are red, violets are blue, I love Valentine’s and so should you - Mirva Villa You can call it the invention of the flowershop owners and card makers all you want, but I will always look at Valentine’s Day through rose-tinted glasses. ‘But it’s all just commercialism and … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day: The love-hate relationship
I often wonder about Valentine's Day being a legitimate holiday, or whether it's just an excuse to empty everyone's wallets and purses to boost profit. Not to be a kill joy or anything, but I took some time out to think about Valentine's Day and what it means to people nowadays. Most responses that I got were along the lines of "treating that special someone with gifts", … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day – the penny-pulling holiday.
Here's a look at Lovefilm's selection of comedies, mostly the more romantic ones. Hope Springs (2012) A good film will take you straight to the point, you should be able to discern the central character(s) wants/needs/goals etc. You shouldn't have to spend 40/45 minutes trying to work out what the film is going to be about and who the characters are, taking ages to … [Read more...] about Best Of Lovefilm Weekly: Romantic Comedies