Vignettes

Little Moment Vignettes from a slow living, simple, country village life in France. Taking a moment in time and savouring it, saving it and sharing it.

Simplifying the overwhelming is how we tackle our To Do list here at PumpjackPiddlewick

This past year has been tough here at Pumpjack & Piddlewick. As I am sure it has been for many of you. It has been easy to be overwhelmed. Surprisingly, at least to me, learning to simplify the overwhelming has really helped. Now what the heck does that mean? Well,Read More →

My pet duck loves a Duvet Day now and then at PumpjackPiddlewick

Ducks like people have days when they don’t want to do anything. When they wish to be lazy. A duck duvet day if you will. Now I am figuring that some of you may have chosen to read this article because you thought I turned my pet duck into aRead More →

Discovering the history and some archaelogical finds here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Recently I have been corresponding by letter with our neighbour. Yes, I actually write letters and put them in her letterbox. It started because of one of the archaeologic finds in our garden here in France. We found this very large stone ball in our archaeological Big Dig 1, SideRead More →

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 this October, sunny and warm, especially for autumn. I have a lovely quiet weekend of hobbies planned. A chance after the grape harvest to relax, rejuvenate andRead More →