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 […]

Scanning the news tonight I came across this article on the BBC website:  Gay couple say London hotel denied them double room – report by the BBC  do check the link out. I was more than a little shocked that this happens in today’s Britain. It goes some way to explaining the policy here at […]

It’s all turmoil here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in what is normally tranquil rural Umbria.  Yesterday was a particularly turbulent day, the internet connection came and went, in and out all day, one minute connected the next dead, stone dead. Over the past few weeks I have been experiencing problems with the internet connection, […]

Work on the dining room alterations is progressing well here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, and today we are blessed with warm sunshine, it is a glorious day Ok we are making a bit of a mess at the mo but in the end it will all be worthwhile!  A smart new bathroom for guests and […]

Last night I was invited to dinner with friends in the valley.  The friends in question are from Switzerland and recently returned from a trip there so real authentic Swiss cheese fondue was on the menu.  As it bubbled and boiled we drank homemade sparkling red wine, light, fruity, together with home cured sausage and […]

It has been an earth shattering news day! Scanning the papers today I read that the meteor that landed in the Ural mountains, Russia yesterday having done extensive damage which was widely reported in spectacular video had according to scientists, nothing to do with the giant one that sailed gaily past Australia last night. That […]

After a huge amount of wind last night, a storm that came straight up the valley and blew for hours on end today is a chilly but clear day in Umbria.  The sun is warm but the outside temperature still cool.  Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House we are working hard on the alterations, it […]

Flurries of snow meant that work stopped early today. I have very mixed emotions as having spent the past week emptying the dining room at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, putting the ornaments and furniture into storage, we this morning started work on constructing a new bathroom and modifying the kitchen space. It seems so strange […]