Here at Bellaugello Gay guest house in Umbria the cherry trees are laden with fruit ripening in the warm June sunshine, the lavender bushes are just about to burst into bloom and the roses, pinks, whites, orange and reds are at their most magnificent. Guys arriving from the north reported having driven through torrential rain […]

In common with seemingly most of Europe yesterday was a bit wintry and cold, grey and miserable here near Gubbio in Umbria, Italy.  Made all the worse by a day without electricity. It surprises me just how dependent we all have become on this invisible product.  Here, during the restoration at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse we […]

Yesterday was another glorious day here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House near Gubbio in Umbria, Italy, a day for lying by the pool and working on an all-over tan. The sun shone in a blue sky studded with fluffy cumulus clouds which scurried on the gentle breeze. What surprised me was that the newly installed […]

On another swelteringly hot day here at Bellaugello  when all I want to do is have a break from strimming grass, strip off and dive into a swimming pool, I learn that the finished pool is to be a bit further off than previously anticipated. Yes, we are still awaiting permission for our horizon swimming […]