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.

Crafting with toilet rolls at PumpjackPiddlewick

It’s the middle of November and a little over 1 month to Christmas. And I began collecting cardboard toilet rolls since September. I have enough now to make an Advent Calendar, plus some Christmas Crackers. Maybe even a Christmas Tree Star. A few years ago I made a linear adventRead More →

Join me in a morning cup of Coffee at PumpjackPiddlewick

My thoughts have turned towards wanting a cup of coffee. It’s a dark morning, clouded over. The time change of daylight dawning still messes with me. It shouldn’t, as ultimately the animals always let us know when it is their time to go to bed or get up. And itRead More →

Walkies with our dogs is sometimes laugh out loud as we are joined by other animals. Come join in at PumpjackPiddlewick

With this years vendange (grape harvest done) and feeling rather fit from it. Yes! I decided I needed something to entice me out and about in our village on a more regular basis. And thus my stint as the early evening dog walker began. So let’s talk Walkies.  Normally theRead More →

Big Dig 1 is nearing completion at PumpjackPiddlewick

Decisions, decisions, decisions. This weekend beckons me in to the restoration garden, where our two Big Dig’s are calling me to dig, dig, dig. Well, ok, in the case of Big Dig 1 (side B) it is more like shift, shift, shift. This past week, a couple hours each afternoonRead More →