Only last week here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House near the sleepy but highly truffle scented and intensely beautiful medieval city of Gubbio we were basking in temperatures nearing 30˚c everyone was poolside topping up his tan. And then came the rain and big winds.  Firstly the wind was southerly, warm and pleasant, and then […]

I couldn’t get out! there was no way the car would make it through a meter of snow up on the hill above Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse, here in snow bound Umbria, central Italy.  Although the snow is not particularly thick it has been wind-blown and as you can see from my last post the road […]

Here at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse in Umbria, Italy  the fires are lit, the heating is on, there is food in the larder, the sauna stove is burning merrily and there is yet more snow. I did think to go shopping this afternoon, sort of planned to be one step ahead in case we got blocked […]