Ah Valentines day. Hello again
In the past few weeks, these cartoons seem to have captured the hopes, spirit and vacancy of that which is the day of love (subject to debate of course). One of my friends/readers, not a nomad by choice but rather work necessity, wrote recently on the blog posts, that as she reads, her responses are the to the effect, “Ahhhhh yessss meeee tooooo!” That’s what these cartoons do for me. Reminders of happy times, some teary times, times which are reflected upon with a nostalgic sigh and solicit glimmers of hope for the dreams and hopes and tomorrows and tomorrows. Valentine’s day in Finland is celebrated as ‘friends day.’ Indeed my Hugh print sits in Finland awaiting my next nomadic destination so it can find a suitable spot on the wall. When I first met a certain someone, there was a Hugh cartoon on the back of their business card and so it began…
Here you can find the Valentines set. Today’s post therefore are the ones which for me garnered a giggly snicker, a smile of course and sometimes sigh. Enjoy.
Here’s one from our fuzzy friends:
An this one takes me back to Finland, where it all started, best accompanied with Nat King Cole’s ‘Nature Boy’: