I have a ginger cat called Gingembre. Gigi for short. With lots of tales to tell at PumpjackPiddlewick

I have spent the past few weeks updating my blog posts. And in doing so realised I had not yet written about Gingembre (ginger in French). I had written about Lapsong Suchong (Lappy) as she is quite an unusual cat. And also Noisette, my little snuggle killer. But not Gigi.Continue Reading

having fun mulching with cats at PumpjackPiddlewick

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I love to mulch. But I particularly love mulching with cats. And ducks. Mulching versus Pruning I also love to prune, though not as much as mulching. Pruning takes more thought, more muscle. And no cats. Or ducks. As sometimes branchesContinue Reading

Waking up early happy moments at PumpjackPiddlewick

You may know that I start my days waking up early. Awake around 5am, I tiptoe quietly into the kitchen for a mug. If a cat deigns to wake and leave her bed by the warm heater she knows she will be fed. More often than not they prefer toContinue Reading

Join me in a morning cup of Coffee at PumpjackPiddlewick

My thoughts have turned towards wanting a cup of coffee. It’s a dark morning, clouded over. The time change of daylight dawning still messes with me. It shouldn’t, as ultimately the animals always let me know when it is their time to go to bed or get up. And itContinue Reading

Walkies with our dogs is sometimes laugh out loud as we are joined by other animals. Come join in at PumpjackPiddlewick

With this years vendange (grape harvest done) and feeling rather fit from it. Yes! I decided I needed something to entice me out and about in the village on a more regular basis. And thus my stint as the early evening dog walker began. So let’s talk Walkies.  Normally theContinue Reading