In and out of the Red Zone

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November brought us winds, rain, sunshine great weather and the Red Zone.

Changes are afoot in October

October has come and gone, things are changing and it all got a bit wet. Here is our October story.

I had forgotten how crazy August can be

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

Feeling Hot Hot Hot

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

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.

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.

We have Survived a Year in Italy

We have survived a year in Italy. That has gone very quickly. See how we are, after a year living in Italy. Warm in November, beautiful sea and dealing with officials.

Summer in Scalea

July in Scalea is very interesting as the visitors, events and temperature heats up. How are we?

Someone has turned the heating up.

We visit a different part of Calabria and it is also time for Scalea in Piazza. Oh John's new passport has been on a full length journey across Italy.

What a Difference a Year Makes

I have been writing this blog for a year and a lot has happened. Ups and downs but ultimately the dream is a reality.