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.

icky weather enjoys a good clear up at PumpjackPiddlewick

This month has been an unduly cold month. Bonus though it was a good opportunity to have a good clean up and clear out inside. Especially the office. I had been meaning to tackle my inventory stock that has been hanging about. A no purchase until it is catalogued photographedRead More →

Take 24 hours when emotions are high to consider what to do next at PumpjackPiddlewick

Every now and then you receive truly sage advice. And sometimes, even better, actually make use of it. My Pumpjack has always been my go to rock when I need an ear, a shoulder and a clear head. He once told me, when you get angry or panicky, something thatRead More →

Musings on writing letters and the garden at PumpjackPiddlewick

As is my personal preference, I am sat in one of my favourite places, Cafe du Canard. Writing letters. Not surprisingly, I seem to always begin my letters ‘I am sat in Cafe du Canard…’. Today was no exception. Finally a day that dawned semi sunny and warm-ish, though stillRead More →

There's a particularly beautiful time here at PumpjackPiddlewick

There is a particularly beautiful time of day where we live. It is when the sun peers over the horizon as she rises to start the day. Sat in Cafe du Canard, the suns rays come straight into it, warming the air and lessening the mornings chill. A golden glowRead More →