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

Animal antics - game of spies and a birdbrained duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

This is the continuing chaotic saga of our animal antics that abounded this summer. Please do read Part 1 first, if you haven’t. Then follow the link at the end back to here. Birth From Death, we come full circle back to Gigi. With our attention diverted to the rabbits,Continue Reading

Animal Antics - birth death and an amputation at PumpjackPiddlewick

WARNING! Animal Antics are not for the faint hearted. My nerves and emotions are just about settled now. Thank goodness. The past  two months have been a bumper roller coaster ride of happiness and sorrow, frantic activity and chaotic wonder in our little animal world. Not even a moment toContinue Reading

This years spring has been like an old woman entering the cold sea, a tentative toe at a time. I’ve been told it is an El Nino year, so hence the strange lengthy cold and wet spell. Whatever the excuse, I am not bothered, I just wish it would come!Continue Reading

December 21st and the shortest day can’t come quick enough for us, particularly the animals. We normally let them out to roam around dawn, depending on fog. The last few days we have woken up to dense fog. It seems to be settling in like a tired old lady inContinue Reading