I heard it first on the BBC then read it in several articles on the web.  The news that Welsh Rugby Union player Gareth Thomas has come out as being gay. I was delighted to read the positive encouraging articles from all sections of the press.  It must have been a very difficult and brave […]

I learnt recently that the licencing authorities here have finally approved Bellaugello gay and heterofriendly guest house b&b. This is fantastic news for me as I can now go ahead and increase the marketing of my guest house.  I have been linking into other blogs and gay – friendly sites, but now can start proper […]

Final quotations are being collated and checked for our infinity swimming pool, the Commune is processing the documentation.  We will be working hard on the build through this coming winter to have the pool completed for early next spring. After much work and pleading we have received the go ahead to treat the pool water […]

Bronwyn writes it is raining in L.A. but it also rained here this week.  As I asked it rained overnight!  The garden is delighted and so am I.  The air is clear and crisp and the views spectacular.  The trees are turning their autumn colours, the hillsides of the Chiascio valley at Bellaugello are flecked […]