Maggie pet duck

What’s it like to have a pet duck, and I mean a pet duck. Like a dog with feathers. A dog that can fly. But other wise rules the household, is always hungry, likes to cuddle up and has her own cushion that she doesn’t want any one else sleeping on. (That means you cat!)

Duck sex season is here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Writing a letter to a friend on my newly positioned desk. Gazing out and watching the world walk by in between sentences written. When I hear the definite sounds of duck sex behind me. It sort of puts you off your creative flow. Turning around, I have to laugh asRead More →

Maggies does not like the weather today at PumpjackPiddlewick

The weather simply won’t make up its mind. We’ve been enjoying a mild moment over the holidays. Then bright sunny skies has led to a fall in temperature and we are back to being cold, but with sun. I am very curious what next week will bring. Even if itRead More →

How to biuld a duck enclosure at PumpjackPiddlewick

Big plans are a foot for the duck enclosure. But first we have to do lots and lots of digging. And then figure out what to do with the excess soil. Our duck enclosure has and always will be a work in progress. We learned a lot from the previousRead More →

Coming to grief

To truly appreciate happiness you have to feel sadness. And it sounds strange to think, let alone say, but grief is to be appreciated for it makes you realise how dear the person, or pet, was to you. Yesterday our little Pecan and Pumpkin disappeared. No sign of a struggle,Read More →