I just wanted to share the amazing evening I just had.
First some background, I, and most of my friends are single. Very single. Long term single.
Tonight, being the night after valentines day (the airshow was on and they went on valentines day, the boys can’t all be perfect romantics), six guys decided to treat ten girls (including me), since none of us had a special someone to spend valentines with, and none of us were too thrilled about this.
I arrived at the house of the guy who was hosting us. One of the boys was outside, in a suit, to greet us and show us in. Once inside, we were each given a long stemmed red rose, and a kiss on the cheek from each of the boys. They were all decked out in suits (even the guys I didn’t think owned a suit!) Once we got to the back of the house, we discovered that they had hired a violinist and cellist from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and they were playing for us. They waited on us hand and foot, and had thought of everything, wine, cheese, dips, the lot.
Then they brought out dinner. Roast chicken, with roasted onions, potatoes and carots. They had even made gravy! All this from boys whose usual idea of a good meal is a BBQ, and even then they don’t think of bread, salad, tomato sauce etc. The table had been set for 16, with candles everywhere and strewn with rose petals. We ate, and then they brought out desert - chocolate mousse (homemade, no less!), cream, ice cream and fresh strawberries.
After dinner, they made us coffee, they remembered the chocolates and everything. They had gotten hold of a video projector and hired sense and sensibility for the evening, but we never made it - we just sat around the table talking and laughing.
It was the perfect evening - they had thought of everything (even the Barry White CD!). When it came time to go, they walked us to our cars. No one has ever done anything like that for me before, and it just made me (and I’m sure the other girls) feel so special. These 6 beautiful men, who went to such effort and expense for 10 women - for no reason other than they love us and wanted to do something nice for us, and no expectation from us that they would.
So there you go - I just wanted to share my very special evening with you all.