Duchess Meghan says she’s a ‘sucker’ for Valentine’s Day in an unearthed blog post

Meghan confessed she’s a bit of a hopeless romantic and shared how her perfect Valentine’s Day would play out.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are likely to spend their second Valentine’s Day as a married couple in Canada this year, but five years ago, before she was a royal, Duchess Meghan got candid about how her dream day would pan out.

Taking to her now-defunct blog, The Tig, Meghan wrote: “Hook, link and sinker, I am a sucker for Valentine’s Day.

“Without fail, every February 14th, I wake up feeling like I’m immersed in a Robert Doisneau photo, waiting with bated breath to be dipped into a kiss.

“This is all happening in black and white, of course. And in Paris, if I had it my way,” she adds.

But when it comes to her dream Valentine’s gift, she’s not too fussed.

“In terms of gifts, be it breakfast in bed, a sweet love note, or a single flower, it really is the thought that counts,” she writes.

The former actress has also revealed she loves handwritten notes (she’s an expert calligrapher afterall) writing: “If given the opportunity between fingers to keyboard, or pen to paper, I will always choose the latter.

“Because amongst the throwback things I love (a ’62 Porsche speedster a la Dylan McKay in 90210, a bevy of Vargas girls, a Busby Berkeley film, or cooking over a charcoal grill), what trumps all is my love of writing (and receiving) a handwritten note.”

Last year Meghan and Harry spent their first Valentine’s Day apart, with Harry paying a visit to Norway while Meghan, who was pregnant with Archie at the time, was at home in London.

But Meghan wouldn’t have been far from Harry’s mind as he visited the Exercise Clockwork operation, as he was shown a full-blown shrine dedicated to his and Meghan’s wedding day, created in a makeshift igloo by two British servicemen.

“You weirdos,” Prince Harry joked when he was shown the decorations, complete with soft music and candles.

“It’s very kind of you to invite me into your private shrine or whatever you want to call it. And the music, is that part of it? Very romantic.”

Harry celebrated Valentine’s Day in a rather unexpected way last year. (Image: Getty)

The royal couple, who will soon be stepping back from the royal family for good, will likely have a low-key Valentine’s Day at their new Vancouver Island home.

According to an insider who spoke to People, the couple is “enjoying living a quiet life” in Canada which include long walks, yoga and cooking.

“They are real homebodies who love to chill out with Archie and the dogs,” the source reveals.

Harry and Meghan are reportedly loving their quiet life in Canada. (Image: Getty)

However, despite their love for days spent at home, it certainly doesn’t mean they’re no longer passionate about their charity work.

Earlier this week the couple paid a visit to Stanford University in Palo Alto, California to attend a brainstorming session to help establish their new charitable organisation.

The couple flew commercial from Canada and were welcomed to the prestigious university’s president Marc Tessier-Lavigne.

Following the couple’s shock announcement last month that they would be stepping back from the royal family, the couple shared their intention to start a new foundation on their new website, as they balanced their time between the UK and Canada.

“This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charity entity,” they wrote.

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