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 […]

Categorised as a rant, but in realty it is a plea for help and answers.  The subject?  Well what do you think it is?  Dear readers it is of course my pet bug bear, technology. Not of once the bumbling internet connection, but instead emails.  Over the past few days I have had a really […]

Alongside the unfolding news of the dreadful atrocities in Paris,  the ongoing discussions in the media of freedoms, liberty, and extremism, I spotted another article vaguely in the same theme this time from the land of the frozen north.  Not anywhere as immediately tragic, but rather another brick in the palace of intolerance that is fast becoming […]

Hey guys! I’m back.  No, I have not been away, I spent the last week in the cosseted bliss of Bellaugello Gay Guest House, I have been working, and also at the same time thoroughly enjoying myself. It was so splendid to have welcomed back guys who stayed here earlier in the year.  This time […]

I don’t know why they happen, but they sure do happen.  I hate horrible days, I really detest them and today was a stonker of a horrible day. Don’t get me wrong, it is not the weather, here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in Umbria, the sun has been shining brightly, warm, delicious, a light […]

I have to ask myself what is real in life, sometimes articles in the press make me want to pinch myself, and wonder if they can actually be true or are all a huge wind up.  Here is a recent example: On 6th. December the New York Daily News reported a white Italian truffle dug […]

For Brokerart the company who offer NO service I am so angry.  No time now to explain, but my blood is boiling on two accounts, there is a HUGE rant on the way… Here is a taste of the other of my issues: 15 hours remaining… I could walk the files to Barcelona and have lunch and […]