Wisdom and experience

With age comes…. we are enjoying our middle ages.

Take 24 hours when emotions are high to consider what to do next at PumpjackPiddlewick

Every now and then you receive truly sage advice, and even better, actually make use of it. My Pumpjack has always been my go to rock when I need an ear, a shoulder and a clear head. He once told me, when you get angry or panicky, something that rilesRead More →

Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

A lovely friend who knows my passion for scarves gifted me recently with a fun little book ‘The Art of the Scarf’. Big Ideas in Little Packages This handbag sized book is filled with ideas. Not only the ‘how to’ of tying a scarf in multiple orientations, but also otherRead More →

Musings over a cup of tea at PumpjackPiddlewick

This morning I was musing about a good cup of tea, over a cup of coffee. Having lived in Britain, I can truly appreciate a good ‘cuppa’. But, why does living there equate to a good cup of tea, I hear you ask? Well, besides the synonymous links between teaRead More →

Exploring misconceptions about France with PumpjackPiddlewick

We recently had people visit, visitors who generally travelled a lot but hadn’t been to France in years, and when they had been it was always to Paris. This was their first trip to the countryside of France. And they couldn’t get over the difference. The told us the FrenchRead More →