"Around 7.30pm during the week, the new Tesco Express at the end of my road is a pulsing heart. It throbs with students and their pasta sauces. I stood in the self-checkout queue on Thursday behind a boy in a leather jacket and saw his face the moment he made eye contact with a girl six people ahead. She looked up when a child screamed, and they saw each other, and then they looked away, and then they looked back."Probably says more about humanity and our place in it than yet another few adversarial paragraphs. Just lovely.
People You've probably read this already as it flew about the social networks, but just in case, this week The Observer's Eva Wiseman decided to use her column as a force for love: