First of all, I don't really know how to write or speak about love. 'Hey, it's St. Valentine's', and I stutter. You know, like the mouth and hands cannot keep the pace and I start skipping beats.I'm not the most traditional Valentine, I like to introduce something new and meaningful instead of going to a passion supermarket and buying some candy, red roses or a massive assembly line churned out postcard.Wait, what is Marcello Mastroianni doing in my post? Scroll down a little to find out!
So for next St. Valentine's, while I do like the flowers - as I regard women as delicate and complex as they are - I will be driving my better half in a car hire in Rome
... with an added detail: I'll write her name with petals on the backseat, so I'll surprise her when she gets there.Rome, why Rome? First of all, I speak a little Italian and I want to impress her. She loves it when I do it, and I may take an extra few lessons. And then I would love to try what Mastroianni and Ekberg did in Fellini's 'La Dolce Vita'. Even if I may freeze, because it's February, after all.'My' Venice isn't about the very well known places, it's all about the details
And then we'll drive our hire car to Venice
, where I'll show her a few of the city's secret places and stray from the 'supermarket of love' part of town. You know, still to impress her.I hope she doesn't read this but... what do you think her reaction will be? And what are your