Sta sera siamo per “Cantare il Bel Maggio” se non ricordo male ci sono 100 versetti di cantare…  E sarà una notte lunga e ubriachi però vale la pena per una buona estate! This evening we are off to a neighbouring farm to join in the “Cantare il Bel Maggio”   Singing in Beautiful May.  If […]

Yesterday afternoon’s meeting went well. In the office of the chief of the department responsible for infrastructure in the comune of Gubbio we learnt that they are conceding the road is a mess and something on their part urgently requires to be done, so the first steps towards repairing the road are being made. Hooray! […]

The sun has returned, and it is warm here in Umbria.  This morning I awoke at Bellaugello Gay Guest House and really surprisingly there was frost on the ground, the first frost of this winter.  Why oh why does it have to be frosty the morning after I cut and fertilised the lawns?  Last week […]

A tremendously large thunderstorm arrived earlier this afternoon and sat directly over Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse. Thunder roared, lightning flashed and rain and hailstones poured earthwards. We do get torrential ran here in Umbria, but today was an exception and stupendously close and heavy, resulting in a big flash n the house and a loss of […]