Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in Umbria it has been raining of late.  I have mixed feelings about rain; on the one hand I am sorry for the guys staying as they dodge the narrow streets of Umbria’s delightful historic hill top towns umbrellas clashing with umbrellas, whilst on the other hand the water […]

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 […]

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 […]