Winter (Page 4)

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.

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 →

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 →

Crafting with toilet rolls at PumpjackPiddlewick

November is on the wane and it is now 1 month to Christmas. And I began collecting cardboard toilet rolls since September. I think I have enough now to make an Advent Calendar, plus some Christmas Crackers. Maybe even a Christmas Tree Star. Last year a linear advent calendar wasRead More →

Winter in the Vineyard with Pumpjack Piddlewick

When we think of vineyards we most likely think of autumn and the harvesting of grapes, the making of the wine. That is the busiest time of year for both the vineyard and the winery, but it’s just the culmination. Take winter time in the vineyard. It’s possibly the mostRead More →