Vignettes (Page 48)

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.

Remembrance Day in our village at Pumpjack Piddlewick

We had a lovely sunny and bordering on warm remembrance Sunday. The village held a poignant memorial service, complete with speeches, 10 piece marching band and our volunteer fire department showcased. The band played a hauntingly beautiful Amazing Grace. After all was said and done, it was back to theRead More →

The Art of Taking Photographs at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Another week has flown by with lots of new listings done for my shops. It was a cold, but not foggy or rainy day yesterday so took advantage to take some photographs for my FrenchSilkScarf shop. I went on a buying trip last weekend and bought over 50 scarves! (andRead More →

Walking the dog at our new home with PumpjackPiddlewick

With Pumpjack away each weekday, my daily routine had to change. Chewie, our standard sized dachshund (about 3 times larger than a mini dachshund), wants walking at least 3 times a day. More if he can sway with his pity me puppy dog look. It was Pumpjack’s task, whilst IRead More →

faire le pont - taking a French holiday at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Well what a lovely long weekend surprise. I hadn’t realised that the 1st of November would be a holiday here and that Pumpjack would have that and the Friday off. In France they love their ‘bridge days’. They say ‘faire le pont’ (to make the bridge). A bridge day isRead More →