Finding a Simple Living

We changed our life completely when we moved to France, downsizing our worldly possessions to fit into 3 suitcases. It opened our eyes to a simple living. How much freer life seems without a lot of material items or even with out much money. It also makes me appreciate more the things I do have, the memories attached, the multitude of use and the free time it has given me.

take the time to do nothing with Pumpjack & Piddlewick

You know, it’s okay to do nothing. In this hectic world it is easy to get caught up in the must achieve, think big, do more than… mentality. And so be it. But on the flip side, the yin to the yang, why not think about giving yourself some time.Read More →

Enjoying my happy space in Cafe du Canard at PumpjackPiddlewick

Everyone should have a Cafe du Canard in their life. A place they can go to reflect, think or simply be. I was recently watching a favourite YouTuber of mine, Justine Leconte. She had posted a video about ‘5 ways to find motivation and inspiration‘, even in tough times. AsRead More →

Is living your life the way you wish possible? Let's see at PumpjackPiddlewick

I am not here to tell you how to live your life. But I am an advocate of living your life the way you want. Easier said than done though, of course. Sometimes to live life they way you wish requires going against the norm, against what is expected. AndRead More →

talking rubbish or trash at PumpjackPiddlewick

I think that I think way too much about rubbish. And by rubbish, as this is very definitely a British word (but I love the sound of it), I mean trash, garbage, litter, refuse… depending where you reside in the world. Recently I wrote about zero waste versus no waste,Read More →