Flurries of snow meant that work stopped early today. I have very mixed emotions as having spent the past week emptying the dining room at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, putting the ornaments and furniture into storage, we this morning started work on constructing a new bathroom and modifying the kitchen space. It seems so strange […]

This morning I awoke early at Bellaugello Gay Guest House to glorious sunshine and a crisp coating of snow on the garden.  Although there has been snow on the summits of the Apennines for some time this was the first morning this year that there was a dusting of snow in the garden here at […]

A quick and painless flight on wednesday from our local airport of Perugia saw me zapping to Brussels to attend a workshop organised by ENIT the Italian tourist board The office of the region of Umbria is right in the heart of European Brussels and it was there with very generous hospitality that along with […]

Hey, I have no idea what either product is, all I know is that on checking my computer somebody calling himself Jack Spratt – a likely name methinks, kindly offered me inordinate quantities of these products by email this afternoon.  The joys of junk mail. Over the past few days I have once again been […]

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

Hello, I’m still here.  No, It’s not the alcohol or over indulgence of the festive period to blame, it is my lack of understanding of the new Apple software which seems to make life more complicated posting photos nigh on impossible. I am loathed to post without pics of the beautiful days here at Bellaugello […]

This blog started out as a diary of my life here in Valdichiascio near the beautiful medieval Umbrian city of Gubbio.  Having moved from Scotland, to open a gay guest house, the plan was to record, with some humour and candour my life. Until recently the blog stuck to its principles, however recently it seems […]