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.

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.