Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung in Calabria. The weather is nicely warming up, but there is still work to do.

Surviving the 70mph Gales

We had mad weather in February. Not what we were expecting in our Calabrian dream.

New Year, New Life

It has been nearly two months, see what we have been up to in Scalea, Calabria, our new home.

What a Whirlwind of a Month!!

December has been a very manic month. Have we managed to actually move to Scalea?

Living on Hope

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

The Decision

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

Exciting Times Ahead

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