Other Pet Antics and Tails

We have enjoyed a wide variety of pets and pet antics over the past few years. We can boast a small chaos of characters, from rabbits to cats, ducks to dog, not to mention snakes, hedgehogs, owls and the odd mouse or 47.

All of their frolics inspire us to write and photograph, even video, them. You can read about their adventures here, as well as see their antics on Pumpjack & Piddlewick on Instagram.

Is one egg enough to make an omelette? Let's find out at PumpjackPiddlewick

I am thinking about eggs. And chickens. Okay, and always ducks. But then this time of year we do a lot of thinking about eggs. It’s a seasonal thing. And when I think about eggs, I am always reminded of the joke ~ Why do the French make omelettes withRead More →

Barn swallows in our house at Pumpjack Piddlewick

They’re baaccck! We know spring has arrived when the barn swallows return. And we can always tell when they return, because, quite honestly, they are noisy little buggers. When we moved into our new old restoration home it didn’t take long to notice the barn swallows. (As well as theRead More →

We have three very different cats at PumpjackPiddlewick. Not just in looks or colours but in personality too.

I talk about our ducks on this website a lot as you may have realised. Purely because they are so newly fascinating to me. Even after many years of having them. So you may not know we have three very different cats. Their entrance into our life started with Gingembre,Read More →

We've discovered that chickens can purr! at PumpjackPiddlewick

Did you know chickens can purr? Neither did I, until one day one of our chickens did just that. The chickens helped me in the garden, again. It is becoming a regular thing, which I for one am really glad of. Their antics make me laugh every time, so now,Read More →