Yesterday afternoon I drove Tom down to Perugia San Egidio airport for his flight back home to Herefordshire with Ryanair on their flight to London Stanstead.  The car park was very busy, we surmised on account of the building works at the airport, they are building a new terminal, and enlarging the apron it’s going […]

Tom, the English student who wanted manual labour to get fit for the forthcoming rugby season has been at Bellaugello for over three weeks and working hard, in the garden and grounds,  busy strimming, clearing round olive trees and carrying bags of cement and shovelling sand, so I finally relented and decreed a day away […]

I awoke to sun streaming through the bedroom windows, the gentle gyrations  of the cement mixer, and the distant rumble of a tractor ploughing down in the valley.  Another day has started early here at Bellaugello, my gay guest house in the sun. Yesterday morning thanks to Ryanair Tom arrived here safely and on time […]