Huge celebration today as one of my neighbours and good friend Marco married Laura in the regal setting of the town hall in our local town of Gubbio under hot Italian sunshine. Here are the happy couple descending the stairs moments before the traditional rice is thrown.
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 […]
Michael has been busy collecting cherries, he has combed the lanes round Bellaugello Gay Country House selecting the ripest and juiciest cherries which he plucked. Bags and bags of cherries have appeared in the kitchen we serve them for breakfasts and yesterday afternoon he was busy in the kitchen making cherry marmalade and a spicy […]
Out this afternoon visiting great friends in the valley to be met with complaints Not a usual state of affairs when visiting neighbours but I guess there has to be a first time. I have an amazingly good friendship with the residents here in Valdichiasio the beautiful valley in which Bellaugello Gay Country House is […]
A photo says it all. Doesn’t really require words, and in future my choice of words will be more carefully scrutinised before clicking the ‘Publish’ button! (thanks P for alerting me to that slip-up) What I would like to know is if I can put this photo on Facebook? We are in disagreement over their […]
No writing, no blogging of late, it seems I have been on strike, not true. It is not that I have not hd anything to say, it is just that I have been demoralised, and felt rebellious and thought not to blog for a bit. For the past six years blogging has been a significant […]
Sunshine, comfort, a swimming pool crystal clear and waiting…. Bellaugello is waiting peacefully for next week and the “Festa dei Ceri” the traditional “Race of the Candles” held in our local town of Gubbio every 15 May We are ready, are you? There are still some suites available for next week, come join in the […]
Clearing through photos this morning at Bellaugello Gay Country House I came across this set which brought back memories of just how the house was and all the effort we put into restoring it to make what you see today. The south elevation of Bellaugello 2009 – 2015 enjoy!
Look who I found in the pool today…
I don’t know if I should be posting today because the boffins are working on migrating my jottings to the new look blog and website, I hope I am not upsetting them or destroying code! We are getting so close, yes, I know I have said that for so long, but it is true, I […]