One by one then two by two over this winter they have steadily been disappearing, and whilst I have suspected who the culprit was until today I had no proof but now.. Caught at last, alas only on camera the Istrice that has steadily been devouring all of my iris bulbs in the garden at […]

A fabulous evening at Bellaugello, we feasted elegantly on local produce with a Scottish Italian menuAnd as the clocks struck midnight we were outside on the terrace to launch sky lanterns each making a wish And so with finest Prosecco we welcomed in 2013 And a Very Happy and prosperous new year to you all, […]

For what is probably my last post of 2012 a few photos to let you share the views at Bellaugello Gay Guest House which is bathed in glorious sunshine at the end of December 2012 It really is a fabulous place to be!  Happy New Year to ALL, hope to see you here in 2013

A semi organized visit yesterday, in that the guys had sent an SMS, stating that they were planning to call in on their way back to Holland in the afternoon, but having sent the SMS to my fixed line it resulted in my not receiving the message and being horribly unprepared when they showed up […]

Last weekend the weather was really terrible.  however the rain was much needed and nobody with a large umbrella seemed to mind the soaking.  Today we are back to sunshine, the air is clean and refreshed and the autumn colours are just turning those honey golds so characteristic of Umbria.  Although not blogging I have […]

After the storm of yesterday we all awoke to a beautiful morning here in Umbria.  Overnight there was the first frost, the ground and terrace tables were all covered with a silky sheen of ice.   Fortunately I had managed to store all our wonderful geraniums and delicate plants. Seen from the terrace at Bellaugello […]