Source: Wordstuck I saw this on a list somewhere but it was written as Altschmerz and whilst quite a depressing meaning it is something I (unfortunately) relate to, the meaning from the website says… Weariness with the same old issues that you’ve always had—the same boring flaws and anxieties you’ve been gnawing on for years, … More WELTSCHMERZ


My absolute favourite non-movie quote / picture. When I first read those words by Carl Sagan I found it quite humbling. I can stare at that picture for ages and always be amazed that that is here, that is us. In the photograph, Earth’s apparent size is less than a pixel; the planet appears as … More PALE BLUE DOT


Source: Wordstuck The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows defined the word sonder as the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own— populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness. “Sonder is an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep … More SONDER


I am most definitely a Pluviophile. On those rare occasions when we get “proper” rain, ie a full on downpour I go stand outside on one of our balconies and just watch it pour down. I love the sound of it, the noise of rain hitting the floor is so soothing and there is that … More PLUVIOPHILE


There cannot be many people out there that don’t like a Cwtch and for giggles I even did a search on “health benefits of cuddles” I found this and this. I was surprised really but there you go. A nice cuddle, be it with your partner, a pet or a pillow Is good for you. … More CWTCH


Those descriptions are a pretty tough act to follow, If I wanted to be smushy about it then I think my thoughts around A girl I used to work with (we’ll call her V) are most of those; I’ve no shame in admitting that I had a massive crush on her. But even though my … More AMARANTHINE


A warm summer night, pitch black and cloudless. Laying on the ground and look up at the heavens in all their wonder. The moon clear and large is the only light source, reflections over still water… superb. Moi…