Even in January Umbria is a delightful magical place to be. ¬†Snapped on my walk late yesterday afternoon with friends at nearby Casa Castalda, the castle of Giomici rises majestically from the surrounding hillsides. Forming a point of interest on the Sentiero Francescano della Pace which is a 50km walk between Gubbio and Assisi following […]

A few days away from home and I return to discover not only has it been raining (rain what is that? we have had so little of it this year) but also the trees are beginning ¬†their magnificent autumn colour display as seen here on the hillside below the abbey of Vallingegno near Bellaugello Gay […]