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.

How to build a patio or maybe not at PumpjackPiddlewick

Goodness, where has this month gone? I had promised myself by its end that we would build a patio, as well as, and in consequence, have removed/moved all our broken tiles. They are to be broken up and reused in their new homes of the patio base and our vegetableRead More →

10 Things to do by yourself when self isolating from the Corona virus

Bored yet? Whether you are on ‘lockdown’, self isolating, or simply hiding from a world gone mad, here are 10 things to do by yourself that are enjoyable, fun and maybe even a little self indulgent. 1. The Classic – Read a Book If that stack of books by yourRead More →

To wear a watch or not that is the question at PumpjackPiddlewick

I don’t wear a watch. And I was thinking in the wee hours of this morning it may be how I became a morning person. It occurred to me that by not checking the time, I go to bed when I am tired, rather than when I think I shouldRead More →

Trying to be myself at PumpjackPiddlewick

In this modern day age of advertisements, YouTube and social media it is really easy to be bombarded into believing we should be like everyone else. In a slow measure of emancipation, I have begun to be mindful of not trying to emulate others. Rather, to be myself. Now don’tRead More →