Last autumn I spent a few days in Alto Adige in northern Italy, enjoying walks in the high pastures and woodland that cover the Dolomites. It was there that I came across a small artisan company manufacturing soaps and shampoos and gels using fragrances extracted from the local plants. There is a fabulous picture on […]

I have blogged less of late, and am feeling guilty about it.  I could blame the slowdown on my output on the launch yesterday of new Apple products – yes, as always for some time prior to a new product launch my computer slows exponentially, and so I am less inclined to sit in front […]

I have enjoyed a really busy season this year, thanks guys for coming to stay at Bellaugello, it has been a fabulous summer and I have had an amazing time, I so love my work. The season is far from over however, having a few nights with no bookings (back in time for this weekend’s […]