Bellaugello gay bed and breakfast commands a view south down the valley of the river Chiascio.  On a sunny hillside slightly to the east of south sits Pian di Cascina, agriturismo home to Paul and Isabel, and a field of raspberries. In the relative cool of yesterday evening Tom and I found ourselves picking raspberries. […]

A phone call had me packing my towel and heading off down the valley for a swim in the river Chiascio with a group of friends.  The water is much lower than last time I was there and beautifully warm. Having cooled off we wandered up into a neighbouring field to photograph the sunflowers.  Unfortunately […]

Well, They’ve almost done it.  The lower garden wall which will form the backdrop to the terrace for the proposed duplex apartment overlooking the valley of the river Chiascio here at our gay guest house in Umbria has very nearly reached full height   And what a task it was to build in the heat, […]