We are Pumpjack & Piddlewick and welcome to our life. Pumpjack, a.k.a. David, is an eccentric, mad scientist Oenologist (fancy title for he who makes wine) and who, I think, unknowingly acts as the creative muse to me, Piddlewick, a.k.a. Alycea, who finds most of the items for our shop, as well as writing for this blog.
We live and work surrounded by a profusion of pets: Leading the pack is our Maggie, an accidental pet duck who lives with us. She doesn’t know she is a duck, so life with her is always an uncharted and rather chaotic adventure. Maggie is mother to our other ducks;
Life in France is … different. We moved to France primarily to make wine, and then we fell in love. Not just with each other, that has been on-going, but with the country. Having taken up residence in our new life, we are endeavouring to learn. And there is lots to learn.
We invite you to come in, browse and shop from France with us. We are both great antique and vintage aficionados. For Pumpjack it is the quality of the craftsmanship, for Piddlewick it is the attention to detail and sometimes sheer quirkiness that appeals.