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.
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, delicious warm sunshine today and with the grass cut on the lawns at Bellaugello Gay Country House I was in time to ready the Giardino Suite for a couple of friends who telephoned this morning and are travelling through Umbria on their way to Siena which is not that far away and asked if […]
Buongiorno! Good Morning! I wake to this view, and kind of like it.. Come share it with me… It is our infinity swimming pool and you are looking over the clouds low in the valley of the river Chiascio south towards the town of Assisi which is over the far side of the hill on […]
Gubbio our local town has been taken over by hundreds of new immigrants. Annually at Christmas time there is always an influx of visitors to this most beautiful of Umbrian towns. Of course there are far flung family members returning to their roots to celebrate with family at home, there are tourists who come to […]
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 […]
Snapped from the top of the road in Valdichiascio looking south over the estate of Bellaugello Gay Guest House, Umbria, central Italy. In the distance the peaks of the Monte Sibylline National Park already covered in a fresh layer of snow
Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House autumn is upon us, a time for checking everything prior to winter. So it was that together with Bobby and Jenny I trundled off downhill in the Apetto down the valley to the river Chiascio for an early morning dog walk. Passing I just had to snap a pic […]