Animal antics - game of spies and a birdbrained duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

This is the continuing chaotic saga of our animal antics that abounded this summer. Please do read Part 1 first, if you haven’t. Then follow the link at the end back to here. Birth From Death, we come full circle back to Gigi. With our attention diverted to the rabbits,Continue Reading

Animal Antics - birth death and an amputation at PumpjackPiddlewick

WARNING! Animal Antics are not for the faint hearted. My nerves and emotions are just about settled now. Thank goodness. The past  two months have been a bumper roller coaster ride of happiness and sorrow, frantic activity and chaotic wonder in our little animal world. Not even a moment toContinue Reading

This morning I went to let the rabbits out and found a little red squirrel in with them. They seemed rather oblivious to him. He had a bit of a panic as he tried to find the way out, but in the end he managed. It is moments like this,Continue Reading

A passion for letter writing dictates a chance to get outside, with animals, and write to friends here at PumpjackPiddlewick

One of my favourite past times of all time is to write and receive letters. There is something particularly joyous in this modern age, in treasuring the opposite of the instant. The anticipation of a letter is truly something special. Continue Reading

having fun mulching with cats at PumpjackPiddlewick

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I love to mulch. But I particularly love mulching with cats. And ducks. Mulching versus Pruning I also love to prune, though not as much as mulching. Pruning takes more thought, more muscle. And no cats. Or ducks. As sometimes branchesContinue Reading