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.

A morning out of sorts at PumpjackPiddlewick

Made that mistake of falling back asleep this morning and awoke groggy and out of sorts at 7am to three cat faces staring at me saying ‘what time do you call this?!? Breakfast, now!’ As the animals are routine orientated, so I have become. Which puts to my groggy mindRead More →

We discover that Ducks are Empathic at PumpjackPiddlewick

We discovered ducks are empathic when our Maggie was just a young duck. As an imprinted duck, and our first duck, she had rule of our home. Yes, she lived inside with us. She truly believed I was her mother, so to separate her from me would have been cruel.Read More →

receiving a random act of kindness on a blue day at PumpjackPiddlewick

Today I was in receipt of a random act of kindness. I for one love doing random acts, but it is not done with the intention of being the recipient. It’s just because it is a nice thing to do and makes me feel good. And hopefully the other personRead More →

What is it like to have a bi-sexual duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

Well, it looks like we have a bisexual duck. Or possibly transgender. Maybe both? Or maybe he is actually changing sex and becoming a she. Yes, in the duck world this is actually possible. Something is going on with our Little Laddie, and we are not quite sure what. LaddieRead More →