Heatwave continues with fires and a busy Scalea


Heatwave continues, Calabria burns and Scalea is busy.

Football, restaurants, a snake and the guaranteed summer sunshine


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.

Yippee Spring Arrives to Calabria

It is February and spring has arrived. We try cedro flavoured pasta, see some murals and there's a new addition.

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.

In and out of the Red Zone

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

The hot summer is over, stormy skies and friends from the UK actually visit

The temperature has gone down, tourists have left, hopefuly fires are are no more, storms have arrived and Scalea has a new mayor.

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.