The hot summer is over, stormy skies and friends from the UK actually visit

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The temperature has gone down, tourists have left, hopefuly fires are are no more, storms have arrived and Scalea has a new mayor.

I had forgotten how crazy August can be

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The heat, the crowds, the birthdays, the visits of local towns all in August from the holiday resort of Scalea

Feeling Hot Hot Hot

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As the temperature rises, we deal with exchanging driving licences and buying a new car. More tourists have also returned to Scalea.

Italy has reopened, so has Scalea

Italy is open, so is Scalea. We also leave Scalea for a night and see 1 euro properties.

Going through Phase 2 in Italy

Going through Phase 2 in Italy, leading to phase 3

Still in lockdown but things are changing

The view of the setting sun on the way to our post box

Still in lockdown but things are changing. Relaxation of lockdown and hoping to have a bit more freedom that has been lacking for two months.

Our Life Under Lockdown

Our Life Under Lockdown.
We moved to Italy 15 months ago. March 2020 is our experience of life under lockdown. This is my view of what is happening in Scalea, Calabria in South of Italy.

First visit to an Italian cinema, John’s eye & our trip to Rome was different to expectations.

It is our first visit to an Italian cinema. What has happened to John’s eye and our trip to Rome was different to our expectation.

A Trip to The Hospital, Having Friends and John on Video

Sunset Scalea Style

January 2020 was a month of a hospital visit, friendships, learning Italian and letting the world know what our town Scalea is like.

A Second Christmas and New Year in Scalea but Without the Chaos

A Second Christmas and New Year in Scalea but Without the Chaos of Last Year. Also starting to learn the language of the country we live in.