A distinctly autumnal feel to the air here today in Umbria central Italy The sun is weaker and the light like the leaves turning ever more golden Out walking the dogs the view across the valley from Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse to the village of Colpalombo is a delight. I love the crisp clean air the […]

During a splendid dinner served on a delightful terrace, overlooking the valley of the river Chiascio, as ever to the horror and tedium of partners the conversation turned to building works. ┬áIt seems many of us here in Valdichiascio and I guess Italy in general have or are going through the tribulations of building work. […]