Heatwave continues with fires and a busy Scalea

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Heatwave continues, Calabria burns and Scalea is busy.

Football, restaurants, a snake and the guaranteed summer sunshine

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Football, restaurants, a snake and the guaranteed summer sunshine. July has been quite an eventful month. Read on to find out what’s happened.

Heat, cooling sea and lots of food for June in Scalea

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.

Multi Colour Christmastime in Calabria

As the sun sets on the year 2020, it is a multi coloured December. What did this mean and what did we do in December 2020.

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.

Italy has reopened, so has Scalea

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

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.