the most reliable Valentine of all
Sunday, 14 February 2021
My earliest memories of Valentine's Day are all jumbled together. I can't remember the year, the age, the time – but I can remember that my mother sent me a Valentine's card each year, something she still denies, although lately, less strenuously than in previous years.
I knew it was her because of the handwriting. My mother has many talents – she bakes a mean apple tart and can tell you, to the…