CONTEST Looking Back/Look Forward 2.35 [ENG] CONCURSO Mirando hacia atrás / Mirando hacia adelante 2.35 [ESP]

This contest will end on Friday February 14, 2020 at 6 pm UTC Paris time.
Entries not answering the question or which are too late can not participate.

"What do you wish for Valentine's Day?"

It is what the bus-kid asks me for a few weeks and it's the first time in all these years. As a mom, knowing my kid, I should be a bit alarmed. Is the kid saving (read: counting) it's money or... does it need anything from me?

Saint Valentine gave flowers on his birthday (picked out of the Monastery's garden). He gave flowers to the poor is what I once read. This should be the reason flowers are given on Valentine's day, February 14.
Did Valentine have a secret lover and did he give flowers to that person anonymous, wrote a card or letter with it?
Did he cover up his deed by "spreading love" in the area he lived in?

Valentines Day isn't a custom in the Netherlands. The first time I heard about it was over 40 years ago and a teenage magazine wrote about it.
In all these years the shops didn't manage to make a big celebration out of it.
You can buy a card, some chocolate, and flowers but this can be bought daily.
Sending a card anonymously is no habit and I guess we are too straight and sober to do so.

In the past, I bought a card or some chocolate for my children and that was it. Just a bit extra to color life. No one will be upset if he/she will not receive anything for Valentine's day.

I read many times on platforms in the past years,how upset or even furious people (mainly women) are if their partner/friend does not buy them something, take them out.
I feel for you, I really do. Is this what February 14 means to you? A day to be upset because you are "forgotten"? Is it worth making such a scene? Presents are not what Valentines day or love is about. If you cannot understand that you don't know what real love is and I can only pity you.


The theme is:

Looking back / Look forward
Valentines Day / Love



1. Write about the theme/answer the question
2. Write 200+ words.
3. Use your own pictures or mention its source.

Exception: Content with photos of your own (at least 3) can use fewer words.

4. Use the tag #hive-166850.
5. Use "CONTEST Looking Back/Look Forward 2.35" in your title or text.
6. Leave the link to your post underneath this post.

There is no need to write in English!

Your vote and resteem is highly appreciated

La competencia termina el 3 de enero de 2020.
Las entradas que no responden a la pregunta o que son demasiado tarde no pueden participar .

El tema es:

Mirando hacia atrás / Mirando hacia adelante.
San Valentín / Amor

Las reglas

1. Escribe sobre el tema:
2. Escribe más de 200 palabras.
3. Usa tus propias imágenes o menciona la fuente.

Excepción: el contenido con fotos propias (mínimo 3) puede usar menos palabras .

4. Usa la etiqueta #hive-166850.
5. Usa "CONCURSO Mirando hacia atrás / Mirando hacia adelante 2.35" en su título o texto.
6. Deje el enlace a su publicación debajo de esta publicación.

No es necesario escribir en inglés!

Su voto y resteem es muy apreciado


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08.02.2020 11:00

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08.02.2020 11:00

Thank you very much.

08.02.2020 16:09

Thank you for hosting this contest.
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08.02.2020 11:07

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08.02.2020 16:10

You are very welcome. Enjoy your day and good luck.

09.02.2020 10:35

Con gran entusiasmo contando una anécdota del día de San Valentin, es una propuesta de la amiga @wakeupkitty

Mi participación

09.02.2020 03:48

Thank you for your entry.
You have number 4.
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14.02.2020 19:52

Thank you for your entry.
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14.02.2020 19:56

Thank you for your entry.
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14.02.2020 19:58

Thank you for your entry.
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14.02.2020 19:55

Thank you for your entry.
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14.02.2020 19:53

Thank you for your entry.
I am happy to see you. You have number 9.
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14.02.2020 19:57