“VD?!?” No, it’s not something that is treated with a nuclear amount of antibiotics, but to some just as loathsome! Yes, it’s the yearly occurrence of Valentine’s Day.
We of course LVE it, as did those hot-blooded Romans who had been well in on the act of love centuries ago, having named some chap, St Valentinus who apparently wore an oversized Amethyst signet ring engraved with Cupid!! Excellent wooing tactics we noted, for those credentials got him canonised! Hot on St Valentinus’ fervourous heels was the old Tudor romantic Henry VII, who lovingly bestowed the 14th February on Blighty in 1537, and by Royal Charter no less!
The Victorian’s were a seemingly less soppy bunch indulging their acerbic affections by sending Vinegar Valentines; whilst in modern day Elizabethan England, Poundland has unveiled its 2019 Valentine’s range: “Bling Ring” with the caption: “Because we promise they’ll want to choose their own!” And although the mighty American Steinhoff, is quite right with his Poundland sentiments we thought we’d offer a little helping hand with our His and Hers Guide.