Slow living

Slow living is about taking the time to appreciate life. It is taking the time to do things. It’s about not rushing to finish, but staying focused on the holistic whole and chipping away day by day, or hour by hour. It’s about not overwhelming ourselves with day to day life. Rather slow living is about enjoying life and making the most of it.

Is living your life the way you wish possible? Let's see at PumpjackPiddlewick

I am not here to tell you how to live your life. But I am an advocate of living your life the way you want. Easier said than done though, of course. Sometimes to live life they way you wish requires going against the norm, against what is expected. AndRead More →

weeding with ducks on Big Dig 1 side B at PumpjackPiddlewick

It’s time for Big Dig 1, side B to commence! Our garden restoration may be slow but it is definitely gaining mileage. (Or is that kilometerage?) We have been working on it in sections, essentially as we needed areas. We began with the duck enclosure as we needed a placeRead More →

summer heat is here at PumpjackPiddlewick

The summer heat has just arrived. After a prolonged spring, of which our garden is profoundly grateful, we have seemingly overnight transitioned from cool nights and warm days to just warm. Well, hot. It’s impact is felt not only in temperatures, okay mainly in temperatures, but in what we doRead More →

life is a basket of cherries and then you eat them at PumpjackPiddlewick

Life is a basket of cherries, and then you eat them. And make stuff out of them. Eat a few more, and make something more. Can you tell, it is cherry season here in France? Well, at least where we live. Our neighbours on either side have cherry trees. TheyRead More →