Still in lockdown but things are changing

FeaturedThe 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.

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.

A Second Christmas and New Year in Scalea but Without the Chaos

A Second Christmas and New Year in Scalea but Without the Chaos of Last Year. Also starting to learn the language of the country we live in.

Living near a James Bond film set

Living near a James Bond film set... well maybe or maybe not. August is a month that is different to the rest of the year so far, Scalea becomes a true holiday destination. There was the August rush of tourists, mainly Italians, mainly from Naples. It’s been an interesting month.

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.

Our First Easter in Italy

Our first Easter In Italy. We've been around a bit. Jack Savoretti concert, Rome and eating lots.

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 company. Where is the dream heading?

I am a bit later in the month this time, for this I am sorry, to myself mainly. Just to let you know, I now have a full time freelance job, but full time – well 4 days a week until Christmas. I am working in an office, next to a window which is the … Continue reading New company. Where is the dream heading?