Winter (Page 2)

Winter is a six week adventure in wet and cold here. It never really snows. Maybe once a year, and it sticks around for a few hours. Enough time for the ducks to have a play in it and leave lots of webbed foot prints. It’s a nice short season in our world.

Contemplating a quiet Christmas alone at PumpjackPiddlewick

This Christmas is going to be a quiet Christmas. For many of us. Possibly most of us. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. I will be spending my first ever Christmas alone. Due to necessity, Pumpjack will be in the UK during Christmas. And due to theRead More →

missing my parents as life seperates us here at PumpjackPiddlewick

Every now and then I re-read posts I have written. Sometimes it’s practical, to check for broken links, relevancy or to update. I was looking over ‘Parents – I blame them for everything’ and realised I am really missing my parents. Okay, strange, when you think the post was aboutRead 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. Then bright sunny skies has led to a fall in temperature and we are back to being cold, but with sun. I am very curious what next week will bring. Even if itRead More →

Everyone should have their own Sock Fairy says PumpjackPiddlewick

The Sock Fairy is obviously in cahoots with Santa. Today we received not simply one pair of socks, but three! Each! For those of you not familiar with the Sock Fairy, he/she/it delivers socks each month. Or more, or less, frequently depending on inclination and need. The Sock Fairy alsoRead More →