After a light short rain shower last night, – yes rain! just enough to clean the air, refresh the garden, rinse the cars and lay the dust on the dirt roads, this morning is utterly glorious, air clean, blue sky, the terrace headily fragrant with the scent of lavender and the guys are on their way […]

Yet another delightful dinner outside on the terrace here at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse in Umbria, Italy.  I was in the mood for cooking and made the delicious risotto with the recipe given to me by my good friend Max, flavoured with gorgonzola and pears, it is simply delightful, and which we followed with a slow […]