August In Tuscany: Taking Our Breath Away

August in Tuscany can take your breath away. Yes, it’s beautiful, but in reality, I am talking about the heat, humidity and lack of breathable air! Even in properties like our own, which is old and built of thick stone walls, you will struggle to stay cool. The problem is the roof, concrete under tiles, … Read more

Summer In Tuscany

Well, here we are in mid-July, enjoying a couple of fresher days after a few weeks of heat wave. Unfortunately, it won’t last long as we are expecting temperatures to rise up to 37 degrees again next week.So, it is understandable that during July and August, the majority of Italians who can, will be off … Read more

April In Tuscany

Welcome to my new look column. For those who have followed my column over the last few years will know that I have historically written about the previous month and the happenings therein. My new column is looking at the here and now, and the exciting events happening in the near future.Well, it’s really hotting … Read more

White Truffles And Roasted Chestnuts In Tuscany

Benvenuti and Welcome to all my Lovely Followers, If you are new to this column I should tell you that each month I reflect back on the previous one, which in this case is October 2018. My aim is to bring you lots of fun things, and not too many serious ones.Overall, October was a … Read more

Heat, Heat And More Heat

Benvenuti and Welcome to all my Lovely Followers, If you are new to this column I should tell you that each month I reflect back on the previous one, which in this case is August 2018. My aim is to bring you lots of fun things, and not too many serious ones.I can honestly say … Read more

Art, Music And Culture In Tuscany

Benvenuti and Welcome to all my Lovely Followers, If you are new to this column I should tell you that each month I reflect back on the previous one, which in this case is July 2018. My aim is to bring you lots of fun things, and not too many serious ones.During the first week … Read more

An English Rose, A Sawyer Beetle, And A Wine Festa

Benvenuti and Welcome to all my Lovely Followers, If you are new to this column I should tell you that each month I reflect back on the previous one, which in this case is May 2018. My aim is to bring you lots of fun things, and not too many serious ones.May is arguably the … Read more

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