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.

New traditions this Christmas at PumpjackPiddlewick

This Christmas is going to be different for so many of us. Originally it had been planned that Mr Pumpjack was going to be away with his family in the UK and I had been contemplating a quiet Christmas by myself. And then it was all change, when his trainRead More →

Contemplating a quiet Christmas alone at PumpjackPiddlewick

This Christmas is going to be a quiet Christmas. For many of us. Possibly most of us. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. I will be spending my first ever Christmas alone. Due to necessity, Pumpjack will be in the UK during Christmas. And due to theRead More →

What do ducks dream of at PumpjackPiddlewick

It’s a cold damp morning and I am sat in our duck enclosure, in Cafe du Canard, with a cup of coffee. BeepBeep (our blind duck) is in the little nearby pond, asleep. In watching her, I wonder do ducks dream? The other ducks are foraging outside the enclosure. OurRead More →

missing my parents as life seperates us here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Every now and then I re-read posts I have written. Sometimes it’s practical, to check for broken links, relevancy or to update. I was looking over ‘Parents – I blame them for everything’ and realised I am really missing my parents. Okay, strange, when you think the post was aboutRead More →