Blackouts due to industrial action by the coal miners and other trade unions often caused powercuts during my childhood in the 1970s

FRANCIS WHEEN: Economic gloom.Terror threats. Strikes. Why Britain's going back to the 70s

Blackouts due to industrial action by the coal miners and other trade unions often caused powercuts during my childhood in the 1970s

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

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

“Behold Thy Mother”, a Scriptural Rosary book, is steeped in beauty and tradition with sacred art, meditations by Church fathers, popes, saints and esteemed Catholic theologians, a side by side English/Latin translation of the Scripture verses, and medieval graphics. “Behold Thy Mother” is stamped with an imprimatur by Most Reverend Peter F. Christensen, Bishop of the Diocese of Boise and has received 5 star reviews. This painting by Carlo Cignani is titled "Virgin and Child".

“Behold Thy Mother”, a Scriptural Rosary book, is steeped in beauty and tradition with sacred art, meditations by Church fathers, popes, saints and esteemed Catholic theologians, a side by side English/Latin translation of the Scripture verses, and medieval graphics. “Behold Thy Mother” is stamped with an imprimatur by Most Reverend Peter F. Christensen, Bishop of the Diocese of Boise and has received 5 star reviews. This painting by Carlo Cignani is titled "Virgin and Child".

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

Ephemeral ~ (adj) lasting for a very short time. ~ Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language)

`“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

`“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.

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.

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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.

"Petrichor: (n) the scent of rain on dry earth." A word I never knew for a sensation I love.

"Petrichor: (n) the scent of rain on dry earth." A word I never knew for a sensation I love.

this has always been one of my favourite words ever since my English teacher first mentioned this in the class.

this has always been one of my favourite words ever since my English teacher first mentioned this in the class.

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." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudade)

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." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudade)

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

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!

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