How strange the weather can be, one moment hot hot sunshine and the next magical mist.  Here at Bellaugello Gay Country House we live in the most breath-takingly beautiful of valleys.  We look south commanding a huge view over the river Chiascio which meanders its way lazily towards the confluence with the river Tiber. Our […]

In amongst our house hunting foray yesterday from Bellaugello Gay Guest House we called in to see a delightful rural house on the outskirts of the village of Pietralunga some 15kms from our local town of Gubbio.  The house nestles on flat land on the hills below the Apennines and has views over the surrounding […]

Just occasionally I am sufficiently conscientious to study my hit count on the Bellaugello website.  Google and others give me a reasonable indication of how many people have looked at the site for Bellaugello Gay Guest House, where they come from, for how long they were on the site and which pages took their interest. […]

Looking out the window today I really cannot believe it is less than two weeks to Easter. Ok, I know I shouldn’t really be posting this, after all my blog is supposed to be full of joys and delights, tra lah!  The daffodils are indeed coming up, all should be cheery and positive and written […]

The second day in a row of blazing sunshine here in Umbria.  Azure sky, cloudless, very light breeze and a visiting friend was an excuse for me to be a tourist and visit the nearby city of Gubbio, firstly heading up monte Ingenio, the hill behind the city to take in the splendid views of […]

A busy difficult day today.  I have achieved alot, but it has been tough.  The building project is coming on well, we are now painting, and soon I will post pics of the finished work, I must say I am delighted, the progress is good and although I resent carving up my dining room the […]

Snow arrived late last night and for the first time this year it stayed.  All be it there is a mere smattering but the ground glistened, sun sparkling in the icy crystals, and great reflections in the swimming pool here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House. The day is cold and crisp, and until Jenny started […]