Simply life

Sometimes it’s just simply life. Those times you can’t control, that make you laugh or cry. Those times when life teaches you a lesson, if you are willing to listen.

RIP little Pi our teeange duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

Rest in Peace little Pi. In the blink of an eye life becomes death. It is times like these that remind me how precious moments, and memories, are. It’s a reminder to take the time, to savour the times with those around me. Thursday, last week, was spent as normal.Read More →

A morning out of sorts at PumpjackPiddlewick

It all happens at once, sometimes. Made that mistake of falling back asleep this morning and awoke groggy and out of sorts at 7am to the ducks yelling ‘Oy!! Out now! We are not happy about this!’ Getting up, there were 3 cat faces staring at me saying ‘what timeRead More →

Village Life and flea markets at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Our village held its annual fête this past weekend, a wonderfully, traditional 3 day long event. Called the Fête Patronale. It included parades, rifle marksmanship competitions, petanque, fair ground rides for kids and even a flea market. The occasion began in 1427 as a bird shooting competition, hence the rifleRead More →

Nap interrupted by a duck at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Lovely nap in the heat of yesterday afternoon. It was so delicious I decided to enjoy a second one. Such decadence. I was rousted from sleep by the not so subtle sounds of Maggie (pet duck). As the windows were open, my sleepy brain didn’t take it in, until IRead More →