How strange the weather can be, one moment hot hot sunshine and the next magical mist.  Here at Bellaugello Gay Country House we live in the most breath-takingly beautiful of valleys.  We look south commanding a huge view over the river Chiascio which meanders its way lazily towards the confluence with the river Tiber. Our […]

Selfie, Selfie, what sort of word is that?  Why when new words are introduced into the English language can they not be nice words, beautiful words, elegant words?  Words should fill your mouth with a sensual pleasure, roll languidly round your tongue, tickle your palate, bounce off the roof of your mouth and trace intricately the […]

I woke this morning to a monochromatic sky. After days of hot sunshine, and brilliant vivid colours the weather has changed, an interlude, it is forecast to return to sun tomorrow, but to his morning all is grey and misty.  I love the mist, it clothes the green hillsides and woodlands in a diaphanous wispy cloak, […]

Thanks “A” for the photo, taken on honeymoon here in our infinity pool at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, Umbria, Italy Another beautiful back for the series

I awoke early and looked out of the bedroom window to discover one of my guests here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House busy with the pole and net cleaning the pool. On further inspection I discovered the pool to be full of naked guys taking an early morning dip… and did you really think I […]

Last spring a great friend wrote and told me of friends of theirs who were planning a three month sabbatical here in Umbria and asking me if I could offer assistance with any ‘settling in’ problems that might arise.  Subsequently email contact was made with the friends and I learnt that they were renting a […]

Our latest arrival… The first in a series of specially commissioned chairs all with a “Bellaugello Back’s” theme. Claire’s Chairs has done us at Bellaugello Gay Guest House proud. Come join us this summer, have a dip in our glorious infinity pool and you too could have your own personalised set of dining chairs, a […]

Wake up! Shower! Refresh! head down to the terrace for Breakfast at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, and ready yourselves for another sunny day lazing at the infinity edge swimming pool…