valentines day

 today is valentine’s ,we had a lovely breakfast in bed of croissants and jam this morning exchange our cards and gifts ,we ve a nice romantic meal planned for this evening .Over the years i ve read a few books with love and romance in them here are a few .

Abel’s island by William Steig,a childhood favourite the mouse Abel drifts of to an island away from his wife ,adventures follow whilst he thinks of his wife ,and eventually escapes to be with his darling wife .A great story for kids

Wuthering heights by Emily Bronte ,a classic Heathcliffs and Cathys story on the windswept moors of Yorkshire a great read for those dark winter nights

cold mountain by Charles Frazier Ada and Inman love across distance during the american civil war as they dream of being together Inman making his way home after a brutal battle in the civil war .and made in to a wonderful film by the late Anthony Mingella.

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier ,a romance set in south france that turns dark on a return to Cornwall but in the end ,it ends well .

happy valentines one and all

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