No writing, no blogging of late, it seems I have been on strike, not true.  It is not that I have not hd anything to say, it is just that I have been demoralised, and felt rebellious and thought not to blog for a bit. For the past six years blogging has been a significant […]

Clearing through photos this morning at Bellaugello Gay Country House I came across this set which brought back memories of just how the house was and all the effort we put into restoring it to make what you see today. The south elevation of Bellaugello 2009 – 2015 enjoy!

A glorious day here at Bellaugello Gay Country House, the sun shone brightly and temperatures reached 23˚c  the infinity swimming pool is glistening and beginning to heat up.  As I finished work we noticed Bobby casting a measured eye over the gardens and a photo was swiftly taken… I think the message was, “dad have you […]

Two momentous events are about to happen in my life, and you will be witness to both, well that is one you will be fully witness to, the other I will do in private and then tell you about.  I now know that I have two not one huge announcements to make, they are exciting […]

As you are all by now probably aware I love my job.  I live in the most utterly beautiful place, am surrounded by great friends, plenty of good wines and local food, and my business attracts great guys from all over the world to my door. Bellaugello Gay Guest House has already established a loyal […]

Crisp, sunny, clear. Early rise today, guys going to the beautiful Umbrian town of Todi to meet their tour guide meant I was up early to make breakfasts. Today the tour is of the vineyards of Montefalco, that beautiful town famous for its Sagrantino, robust elegant Umbrian wine. The guys are meeting their guide in […]

Dunno if it is Skype or Apple, but frustratingly for some time I have been unable to upload these stunning photos sent from two splendid guys from the Canary Isles. Having seen my post of yesterday they re-sent me the photos, this time by email, if only to prove that we do have hot hot […]

Not only has the internet connection been playing up, sometimes slow, sometimes lightning fast, with intermediate stops and breaks of connection, but I am still suffering problems with the business email accounts. All this year I have been plagued by a plethora of junk mail.  Both business accounts cluttered with junk mail, sometimes 200 a […]