Making Christmas Cards at PumpjackPiddlewick

With the advent of November, my thoughts start to turn towards Christmas. Not in a commercial sense, though yes sales are picking up in My Shop. Rather, with the changing of the clocks. The colder weather creeping in. For me, shorter days and increased darker hours gain a warmer purpose.Continue Reading

Join me in my favourite hobbies at PumpjackPiddlewick

Looking forward to the weekend and taking the opportunity to enjoy one of my favourite hobbies ~ letter writing. The weather is gorgeous, sunny and warm, perfect for relaxing and yet doing. Great Plans I have a lovely quiet weekend of hobbies planned. A chance after guiding in the LoireContinue Reading

Junk Journal Letters with PumpjackPiddlewick

What a lovely weekend. The creative bug stung me and time was spent cutting, pasting and writing junk journal letters. What? Alright, I can hear you ask, ‘Just what are Junk Journal Letters’? Well, junk journals are the initial concept. This is making journals or diaries out of old books,Continue Reading

benicia iridescence on antique glass found at PumpjackPiddlewick

I have a fascination for antique glass. There is something about the discrepancies you can often see in it. Sometimes it is a bubble, sometimes more of a distortion in the view. Glass has become an interest since digging up my medieval garden. As part of this sort of archaeologicalContinue Reading