Simple life

We enjoy a simple life. Savouring the moment. We appreciate what is around us. And we laugh a lot with joy. Simple is to us about pairing down, not just things, but tasks. Taking things on one at a time, and enjoying what life gives us.

Simplifying the overwhelming is how we tackle our To Do list here at PumpjackPiddlewick

This past year has been tough here at Pumpjack & Piddlewick. As I am sure it has been for many of you. It has been easy to be overwhelmed. Surprisingly, at least to me, learning to simplify the overwhelming has really helped. Now what the heck does that mean? Well,Read More →

My pet duck loves a Duvet Day now and then at PumpjackPiddlewick

Ducks like people have days when they don’t want to do anything. When they wish to be lazy. A duck duvet day if you will. Now I am figuring that some of you may have chosen to read this article because you thought I turned my pet duck into aRead More →

Discovering the history and some archaelogical finds here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Recently I have been corresponding by letter with our neighbour. Yes, I actually write letters and put them in her letterbox. It started because of one of the archaeologic finds in our garden here in France. We found this very large stone ball in our archaeological Big Dig 1, SideRead More →

How to find light in the darker hours of shortening days at PumpjackPiddlewick

Over the last week it has become very noticeable that the days are shortening. In the past I used to detest this lessening of daylight hours, but now I welcome it. It’s about learning to bring light in to darker hours. When I think of light, I think of twoRead More →