A passion for letter writing dictates a chance to get outside, with animals, and write to friends here at PumpjackPiddlewick

One of my favourite past times of all time is to write and receive letters. There is something particularly joyous in this modern age, in treasuring the opposite of the instant. The anticipation of a letter is truly something special. Continue Reading

Have you ever written with an Ink pen nib? It transforms your handwriting. Let's delve at PumpjackPiddlewick

Have you ever tried ink pen nibs? Well, if you are reading this, I am sort of guessing you have an interest at least in the topic. Or maybe you are just curious why I would wish to write about something so tiny? The key there is that I loveContinue Reading

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 teaContinue Reading

Musings on writing letters and the garden at PumpjackPiddlewick

As is my personal preference, I am sat in one of my favourite places, Cafe du Canard. Writing letters. Not surprisingly, I seem to always begin my letters ‘I am sat in Cafe du Canard…’. Today was no exception. Finally a day that dawned semi sunny and warm-ish, though stillContinue Reading