Welcome to August 2023. This month we spend an evening in San Nicola Arcella tasting gelato, watching a concert and having a lovely meal. We also visit a town called Amantea and see our friend in Papasidero. If this is your first visit, thanks for taking an interest. My name is Michelle and my husband … Continue reading A lovely evening in San Nicola Arcella, we watch Jazz, a visit to Amantea
July began with an evening visit to the lovely town of San Nicola Arcella. Here, the decorative lights for the summer were installed and lit and the town is alive with visitors. Outside of the season San Nicola is a quiet sleepy town with not a lot going on. We had a great meal at … Continue reading July gave us the southern European heatwave
Weather is improving, but it was a mixed bag in April It was definitely warmer but we have had rain, hail along with the lovely warming sunshine. Typical spring weather. So summer has not arrived completely in Scalea yet. But on some days, it has been warm enough to use the outside kitchen and put … Continue reading April 2023, we visit Cetraro and make dishes from UK and Italy as the weather starts to warm
Hello and welcome to The Calabrian Dream. If you are a follower, thank you for reading about our life. If this is your first visit, welcome. I am Michelle and I have been writing about our life in Scalea, Calabria since May 2018 before John and I moved here from England. You can check out … Continue reading January Brought Sun, Rain and Solidarity in Scalea.
March 2022 is when we had a personal guided tour of Papasidero and made Seville orange marmalade among others. Read this post to find out more.
Who said summer is over? It carries on here in Calabria. It may be September and the start of autumn, but the summer weather carries on and people visit now to avoid summer crowds. Read this month's post to find out more.
Heat, the cooling sea and lots of food for June in Scalea Read about how June went for us. Lots of food was eaten and I ventured into the sea.