The garden is happy, rain today! It is one of those magical misty mornings that Umbria does so well Gentle rain, refreshing, cleansing And an excellent day for scrumptious hot freshly cooked pancakes for breakfast! As has been said “every cloud has a silver lining”

Not much surprises me these days.  The news is filled with horror stories, stories of loss and tragedy, consummate greed, skyrocketing prices, and loads of corruption, so I listen with only half an ear – my less well hearing one at that, all sorts of unpleasantness has sadly become the norm. So being in front […]