I woke this morning to a monochromatic sky. After days of hot sunshine, and brilliant vivid colours the weather has changed, an interlude, it is forecast to return to sun tomorrow, but to his morning all is grey and misty.  I love the mist, it clothes the green hillsides and woodlands in a diaphanous wispy cloak, […]

I am out cutting grass on the upper terraces and glance over to the decadent urns that grace my terrace and I really cannot decide if I have gone for the Ecological or Caribbean or Moldavian look this year! The garden is full of spring colour, so why shouldn’t the urns be green?

Ever since I first started having guests at Bellaugello Gay Guest House I have wanted to get to the Foro Italico in Rome and see the huge marble statues erected on the orders of Mussolini in 1933. Rome is a great entry or exit point to Italy a choice of airports, good train connect is, […]

Yesterday on a trip to the neighbouring region of Le Marche the car thermometer registered 22˚, today here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in Umbria, Italy, the sun is shining, and it is real hot I have finished the last batch of marmalade, cleaned the kitchen down and am heading outside to do some more […]