A mere hour and a half by car from Bellaugello Gay Guest House brings you to the Umbrian hill top town of Trevi. As with so many Umbrian towns the houses cling tightly in ever decreasing circles to the hill top, at time it seems as if like suckers of a tree they have actually […]
A red sky last night heralded a dramatic cloud scene over Bellaugello Gay Guest House this morning The sun is now shining, there is a breeze and I am off to start the olive harvest!
Last weekend the weather was really terrible. however the rain was much needed and nobody with a large umbrella seemed to mind the soaking. Today we are back to sunshine, the air is clean and refreshed and the autumn colours are just turning those honey golds so characteristic of Umbria. Although not blogging I have […]
After a chilly night the sun has found its strength and today the guys are basking in 37˚c of heat, with a light breeze it is a beautiful day. The blue sky is reflected in the infinity pool, and after the past few days of lower temperatures the pool water is beginning to climb back […]
As you will have read the past week has been utterly glorious here in Umbria. Temperatures reached 18ºc and azure skies and big sun filled the days. I took advantage of the beautiful weather to get into the garden here at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse. A big tidy up took place, and I also started on […]
It was another lovely day, sunshine and lots of it. The birdsong filled the air and all felt very peaceful. I finally got into the vegetable garden here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House and was busy cleaning the weeds, which after the rains have become very large and prolific. It was good to feel the […]
We had a good olive harvest last year. Usually olives follow a pattern of one year good one year bad (how Orwellian is that?). Today we went exploring and to my delight discovered that the trees are heavy with young fruit. Maybe not quite as much as last year, but it is still early days, […]