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.

You can listen to French radio anywhere in the world. Here are some stations we recommend at PumpjackPiddlewick

Pumpjack and I are agreed that one of the best ways to improve understanding French is to listen to French radio. Like the BBC in the UK, radio presenters speak more clearly, enunciating well, and not too fast. We have a number of stations we like to listen to –Read 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 →

Big Dig 1 is nearing completion at PumpjackPiddlewick

Decisions, decisions, decisions. This weekend beckons me in to the restoration garden, where our two Big Dig’s are calling me to dig, dig, dig. Well, ok, in the case of Big Dig 1 (side B) it is more like shift, shift, shift. This past week, a couple hours each afternoonRead More →

weekend activities at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Isn’t it wonderful to have a weekend of nothing planned? Sometimes tired is a good thing, at least for me, as it means I don’t have time (or inclination) to plan and fill my days. Instead I bounce from one thing to another. A chore to something easy and fun.Read More →