appreciate the past, but be mindful of how beautiful the present can be and is, one day it will also be a memory... make it a good one


Japanese - Natsukashii - Of some small thing that brings you suddenly , joyously back to fond memories, not with a wistful longing for what's past, but with an appreciation of the good times

"A feeling of a place where we ache to go again"

NOSTALGIA: it's delicate, but potent. In Greek,"nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone -a feeling of a place where we ache to go again. So very true 😣

awwwwwww i loved my patch ... grandad had to glue her head on when it fell off

Patch was Sindy's "rascal" younger sister and a bit rougher round the edges, which makes her all the more inspiring! These clothes are gorgeous and remind me a little of Clemmie's landgirl outfit!

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

EPHEMERAL // by Daniel Dalton. 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language - Illicit may just be my favourite

pronunciation | ‘sau-“da-dE    a nostalgic longing from something or someone that was loved and then lost, with the knowledge that it or they might never return; 'the love that remains'.

This is a Portuguese word that is untranslatable, but this might be close to understanding it's meaning. I know it's a beautiful word!

`“saudade” (or sodade in Cape Verdean, a dialect of Creole).  It translates directly in English as nostalgia, but to a native speaker it has a much richer meaning.   It is the deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Even deeper still, it describes the feeling towards people and things whose whereabouts are unknown…it is the love that remains in the space of absence.

Lost & Found: The Emotional Alchemy of Saudade

"The Lovers of Valdaro" - two teenagers found in eternal embrace years after death in Mantua, Italy - the very same city where Romeo was exiled and was told his Juliet was dead. Could these be a real-life Romeo and Juliet?

Like wading in and ocean of memories.  Each wave that crashes over me brings a different emotion.  A smile delights my heart when I think of you and then I am awash in sadness that you are gone.  Drowning in my tears.  Waiting for the tide to sweep me away.

Words on

Saudade (n.) a nostalgic longing to be near agin to something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost; "The love that remains" portuguese. oh how i love portuguese.

A beautiful word that means so much: "Saudade is a Portuguese and Galician word that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves." (

In Brazilian Portuguese the expression "que saudade!" is used when you miss something so desperately it makes your heart ache. There's no exact linguistic equivalent in English, but we all know that feeling.

Gigil = the irresistible urge to squeeze someone because you love them.

23 Words For Feelings We Don't Have In English

I am just that age where Opal fruits will always be known as Opal fruits, if you were a kid in the UK in the 80's then you know what I mean!

Favourite traditional British sweets: in pictures

Now Starburst, but they used to be called Opal Fruits in the UK. "Made to make your mouth water".