Wisdom and experience

With age comes wisdom and experience. Sounds trite, maybe old fashioned, and definitely of a certain age. But sorry young folks, it is also true. We are enjoying our middle ages. Fast approaching our later years. And time is definitely speeding up as we realised and appreciate how wonderful life is.

Is living your life the way you wish possible? Let's see at PumpjackPiddlewick

I am not here to tell you how to live your life. But I am an advocate of living your life the way you want. Easier said than done though, of course. Sometimes to live life they way you wish requires going against the norm, against what is expected. AndRead More →

what makes a bad duck mom at PumpjackPiddlewick

We have a bad duck mom. That’s right. We admit it. Our Maggie is really crap at being a mom. I mean, who knew? Yeah, there are good and bad mums in the human world, but who would have figured this was also the case in the duck world? IRead More →

can you train a duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

Is it possible to train a duck? You know, like a dog. Or potentially, even a cat. The answer is – yes. And, no. Let me explain. We have pet ducks. Two of which, Maggie and Gabby, are imprinted on me, aka Piddlewick. One, Louis our white call duck, isRead More →

Understanding about French Shutters with Pumpjack Piddlewick

France has a love affair with shutters. And now that I am ‘in the know’ about these window dressings, I have gone native. I have joined our village in opening and closing these things daily. Actually, main times daily. Shut up tight If you have never been to France, typically,Read More →