Valentine’s Day



Reader, I’m marrying my first boyfriend

14th February 2022

Hailie reflects on the questions that often crop up when she talks about marrying her high-school partner amidst her final year at university. It sounds very Disney, the prospect of marrying your high-school sweetheart in your 20s. The dress is hanging up in my mother’s wardrobe, the band is booked, and yet with only 156 ...


What Valentine’s Day means to me…

14th February 2022

This Valentine’s Day it’s important to reflect on those who are more at risk of violence when trying to find the love they desire and deserve.  I am sure around Valentine’s Day a lot of trans girls in their teens would have dreamt of themselves as a princess, having her happily ever after with her ...


A literary guide to Valentine’s Day

14th February 2022

Leah Hart talks us through the best love stories to accompany you this Valentine’s Day. With the return of February, we once again meet that blessed day of romance that follows the gloomy month of January. With midterms looming and a higher likelihood of being hit by Covid’s arrow than Cupid’s, what better time for ...


The essential rom com guide for Valentine’s viewing

14th February 2022

Lucy offers a mini dissertation on the romantic comedy, discussing its winning components and her top 15 picks, so you have some viewing variety for this 14th February.  The romantic comedy is an institution in film that works primarily to elicit joy, and yet it is often plagued by senseless calumny. I routinely wonder: do ...