Yesterday early evening whilst walking the dogs in the slowly fading light here in Valdichiascio we came across a magnificent proud twelve pointer stag standing on the top of the small field overlooking his kingdom. The glorious beast, the first such twelve pointer I have seen since moving to Bellaugello Gay Guest House.  It just has […]

I am thrilled to be hosting a show of paintings this summer by the Dutch artist and Bellaugello guest Paul S. van Andel. Paul, a regular guest at Bellaugello Gay Guest House has worked over the last year on a series of paintings inspired by the infinity pool at Bellaugello, and by the “Bellaugello Backs” […]

Trying belatedly to get into the Christmas spirit – festive not alcoholic, I’m feeling really irritated today.  I looked online to see where the Christmas Carol Concerts are being held in the region.  Nothing like a good sing-song and a bit of mistletoe and holly to get me feeling festive. To my annoyance I discovered […]

The sun is shining it is still pleasantly warm and I have just spent the past couple of hours at Bellaugello gay guest house sweeping up a never ending supply of leaves from the lawns. It is hot work, even in only a pair of shorts and sturdy boots. There is not a breath of […]