Happy Mondays

Awoke to a bright day and the sun streaming through the shutters.  The starlings started their murmurings early today and…

Sunday in Sarteano

Blog Sunday 1/10 in Sarteano The drive through the Tuscan countryside from Citta della Pieve was wonderful. Past Redbrick hilltop…

Guest trip 2: Assisi

Up early and despite ominous looking clouds, set off for Assisi.  Town car parks were not quite so full of…

Guest trip 1

The storms promised happened in the early hours and so by the morning, despite the low clouds in the valley,…

Sagre e Feste

Most Tuscan villages have “sagra” food festivals at some point in the year, and they are a great way to…

Stuff and Nonsense

Strange weather after the unrelenting scorching sun of the last couple of months. A nice breeze but rumbles of distant…