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. Relaxation of lockdown and hoping to have a bit more freedom that has been lacking for two months.
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. That has gone very quickly. See how we are, after a year living in Italy. Warm in November, beautiful sea and dealing with officials.
July in Scalea is very interesting as the visitors, events and temperature heats up. How are we?
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.
I have been writing this blog for a year and a lot has happened. Ups and downs but ultimately the dream is a reality.
This month is a bit of a difficult month, nothing really horrendous, just the stress of selling and it is all very tiresome. It is not a great start to a blog, but I suppose this is what moving life is all about. As you know, we accepted an offer on our house and now … Continue reading Living on Hope
Earlier this month we visited Scalea with the objective of choosing our new Italian home, an exciting time indeed. We left the UK early on a Friday morning from Stansted airport, arrived in Naples and drove for just under 3 hours down to Scalea. We met with Tony virtually as soon as we checked in … Continue reading The Decision
A year ago we decided to visit The Place in the Sun exhibition just for curiosity and a bit of hope. Italy is our favourite place and there was a wish to get away from the rat race, but the cost of property and the cost of living makes it difficult in the UK and … Continue reading Exciting Times Ahead