Categorised as a rant, but in realty it is a plea for help and answers.  The subject?  Well what do you think it is?  Dear readers it is of course my pet bug bear, technology. Not of once the bumbling internet connection, but instead emails.  Over the past few days I have had a really […]

Take twelve kilos of fragrant, juicy plump luscious unwaxed Sicilian oranges and lemons bought early in the market yesterday in our local town on Gubbio, wash them, search out the assistance of Vince, (to whom credit for the photos) who nobly spent the morning chopping shredding and juicing. Place the prepared fruit into the jam […]

Oh! I have been naughty! I have been slow in putting some wonderful photos on my blog.  Recently I have been really busy with this mysterious big announcement that I wrote about in my Christmas cards.  This, rather delightfully has been taking up a great deal of my time and energy, so I have regretfully […]

I have to ask myself what is real in life, sometimes articles in the press make me want to pinch myself, and wonder if they can actually be true or are all a huge wind up.  Here is a recent example: On 6th. December the New York Daily News reported a white Italian truffle dug […]

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 […]

As you are all by now probably aware I love my job.  I live in the most utterly beautiful place, am surrounded by great friends, plenty of good wines and local food, and my business attracts great guys from all over the world to my door. Bellaugello Gay Guest House has already established a loyal […]

And to complete the trio of pool photos from Sunny September Saturday brought to you from the infinity pool at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in glorious Umbria, Italy… Two of our incredibly nice regular returning guests, enjoying the delights of the refreshing pool, or at least one of them! until he persuaded his partner to […]

All is crisp and clear, the real beauty of Umbria seen from the terrace of Bellaugello Gay Guest House And we still have a few available suites for some nights in September, call for details or leave a message on my blog Soon it is chestnut and truffle time plenty of goodies to be had…

They kept it quiet, so quiet, even I did not know until this evening when I received a delightful email from a couple of fantastic guys who, a couple of weeks ago officially got engaged here in the delightful romantic setting of Bellaugello. I am so chuffed they chose Bellaugello Gay Guest House to affirm their […]