Saturday, picture day… Times have been busy here at Bellaugello Gay Country House, but today we finally managed to stop and with the assistance of a table to balance the camera and the auto-timer we finally managed to take our picture… I’m not one for posting personal items on my blog, but this is important, because […]
My dear friend Etain has just published the latest volume of her stories of Valdichiascio, “the life of the white horse” a part of her diary kept at her home, the idyllic organic farm of Pratale here in the valley. Some of my guests have been fortunate enough to meet this wonderful person, and some […]
Another week of hot sun interspersed with rain and the grass has gown wildly. We have strummed between most of the rows, and to my utter delight grapes are already forming. Now we must spray. I am learning the cyclical ways of farming and how to juggle time between guests, kitchen and the grape!
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” […]