Mindfulness

Mindfulness is about taking the time to be aware, whether of those around you, physical items, or things you do. Being thankful for what you have.

managing zero waste expectations at PumpjackPiddlewick

For me there is something therapeutic about not being wasteful. And I will admit it, I like watching zero waste videos. You know those ones that people get their year’s(?) supply of rubbish/garbage/the stuff you actually throw away as there is nothing else can be done with it, into aRead More →

Do the French make New Years resolutions? We delve into the topic here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Making New Years resolutions is something I grew up around. But I hadn’t really thought, until now – Do the French make New Years Resolutions? And the answer is ‘mais oui’, yes they do. But they don’t call them ‘resolutions’. Rather they have ‘good intentions’. Bonnes intentions pour la nouvelleRead More →

To wear a watch or not that is the question at PumpjackPiddlewick

I don’t wear a watch. And I was thinking in the wee hours of this morning it may be how I became a morning person. It occurred to me that by not checking the time, I go to bed when I am tired, rather than when I think I shouldRead More →

Why are med hard to buy for? In fact are they? Let's delve at PumpjackPiddlewick

I grew up in a small family, two men, two women. My father, mother, brother and I. When it came to finding presents for them, my mother was always easy. Not my Dad or my brother. And it always had me pondering why are men hard to buy for? That’sRead More →