Perhaps in deference to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s water pageant yesterday our spell of uninterrupted sunshine was broken and it rained here in Umbria. Unlike London where rain was the last thing required, here we are always grateful for the occasional day of rain, it helps water the garden, and more importantly, replenishes ground water […]

The sun is shining, here today in Umbria in the shade it may still be cool, but in the sun at Bellaugello Gay Guest House it is wonderfully warm, and as the picture of Edo’s almond tree shows the blossom on the fruit trees is just beginning to burst forth. We still have a few […]

Last night there was a full moon and only scant  cloud cover, so the night was light, very surreal, utterly still and silent everything monochromatic and shadows. This morning is one of those utterly beautiful mornings often found here in Umbria.  Stillness punctured only by the singing of the birds, a slight early morning damp-ness […]

An  initial post to whet appetites! Currently we are looking at our staffing for the upcoming season and are seeking to recruit enthusastic, personable guys who enjoy working with the public and giving just that bit extra in service to join us at Bellaugello gay guest house b&b.  Responsiblities include help in our bio-ecological kitchen, […]

As promised a few weeks ago an update on  the connection of our spring. Work has now been completed on the settlement tank at the spring source, and despite the sweltering heat water continues to flow, thank goodness!!  It has been a long and costly excercise, but now means we are one step further towards […]