Yes, unsurprisingly we still have snow here in Umbria, central Italy, at least places like Gubbio, Gualdo, Norcera and Norcia in the foothills of the apeninnes.  The cold wind continues to blow from the east, and the road to Bellaugello Gay Guest House is blocked by a snowdrift.  So, to quote a line from one […]

Some of us from Bellaugello Gay Guest House journeyed over to the other side of the valley to my good friends Etain and Martin at Pratale farm for Easter Sunday lunch, Easter-egg rolling and general fun.  Etain and Martin had invited lots of friends and also everybody staying at Bellaugello Gay B&B The sun came […]

Yesterday was the first occasion in nearly three years I could be seen wearing a tie!  The occasion, my good friend Ben presented his thesis and graduated at the University of Perugia. In the photo Ben wearing an overly large crown created from laurel gathered at Pratale, their lovely home in Valdichiascio, is flanked by […]