French Findings (Page 2)

Life in France is more than foie gras, pinot noir and smelly cheeses. There is French paperwork to speak of one of the evils. In our French Findings we talk of cultural differences, the funny and the sad, what we love about France and some of the weird and wonderful things we have discovered being here.

Come and discover our French Findings…

Shop our new shop - French Silk Scarf

Whoop, whoop! Big celebration over here at Pumpjack & Piddlewick. We just opened our new shop ‘French Silk Scarf‘ on Etsy! I’ll give you one guess what it sells. The Why’s This past year we took time to review and reflect on our Pumpjack & Piddlewick shop. In determining whatRead More →

Is French Life Better? We give 10 reasons at PumpjackPiddlewick

After a recent trip to the UK we had a brief thought of moving back. We miss pubs, curry’s and being able to walk into, well, anywhere and be able to converse with ease and understanding.  Then we returned to France and realised we could visit Britain for the firstRead More →

Why Lovely Lingerie should be worn every day no matter what size, age or activity | PumpjackPiddlewick

I write this, having come in from the garden, sat in my oldest ratty jeans. A pair I wouldn’t be caught dead in public wearing. Add in a loose long sleeve top covered in bits of dirt and the odd leaf. However, underneath all the tatty and smudges is lace.Read More →

Which do you do a scarf or jewelery? Come join us in Discovering French Style at PumpjackPiddlewick

I have never owned much jewelry, but those items I do own are very precious to me. Not for their value, but for their memories. Since living here in France, I have come to realise I rarely wear any of my jewelry any more. Rather, the French scarf have takenRead More →