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.

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 stillRead More →

can you have too much stuff? | PumpjackPiddlewick

Is there such a thing as too much stuff? How much stuff is too much stuff? There’s a lot of advice, and wisdom, out there telling you to downsize, minimise, try the Marie Kwando method, simplify life… . I’ve written a post or two myself (did you note the linksRead More →

There's a particularly beautiful time here at PumpjackPiddlewick

There is a particularly beautiful time of day where we live. It is when the sun peers over the horizon as she rises to start the day. Sat in Cafe du Canard, the suns rays come straight into it, warming the air and lessening the mornings chill. A golden glowRead More →

Slow living and interconnectedness at PumpjackPiddlewick

I’m going to say one of those things you swear you will never say as you grow up – ‘When I was a kid…’ Actually I am not going to say it like that, but I am going to think it. What I really wish to say is ‘Remember theRead More →