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.

Living in a restoration home at PumpjackPiddlewick

Living in a restoration home has its drawbacks, but also some surprising bonuses. Its definitely a world of pluses and minuses, with an ever moving end in sight. But then life is like that anyway. So maybe deadlines, although helpful, ought not to be the ultimate goal. The home weRead More →

Baby its cold outside at PumpjackPiddlewick

We’re enjoying a cold snap. And I do say enjoying (sort of) as after all it is winter, and winter has connotations of cold. At least to me. I grew up in the northern hemisphere, in cold places. And its funny how that dictated where I have travelled. Having doneRead More →

Maggies does not like the weather today at PumpjackPiddlewick

The weather simply won’t make up its mind. We’ve been enjoying a mild moment over the holidays. Morning fogs to bright sunny skies. And come Wednesday a fall in temperature and we are back to being cold, but with sun. I am very curious what this winter will bring. EvenRead More →

Walking the dogs opens up a whole new world of sights at PumpjackPiddlewick.

With Pumpjack away visiting his family, my daily routine had to change. The biggest change came with walking the dogs. Chewie, our standard sized dachshund, wants walking at least three times a day. More if he can sway with his pity me puppy dog look. And we added Sanka inRead More →