This little message is for the heartbroken and all singletons who have no expectation of receiving a Valentine.
The teacher was explaining to her P7 class the importance and function of the heart. ‘Basically,’ she said, ‘the heart is a pump.’ On the board she proceeded to draw a diagram of the heart which she then instructed the class to copy into their notebooks. After a period of industrious silence she became aware of stifled laughter and the passing of notes around the room. These she intercepted and put into a drawer before continuing with the lesson. She had to wait till the children had left at lunchtime before reading the notes. She was glad she had waited. Continue reading