Welcome to August! August’s weather was hot sunny as expected, but for the first time since we moved here there was a thunderstorm at some point during each afternoon or evening. Our friend Giovanni said that’s what he remembers about summers as a child, the afternoon rain. It also keeps the summer fires away which … Continue reading The Pinnacle of Summer, August in Scalea
Firstly I want to apologise for this post being so late. We had friends staying with us, so they were our top priority and time has gone so quickly. But I will tell you about that in the post about August. July was hot as usual, not reaching the dizzy heights of the heatwave … Continue reading Summer is Hot in Calabria
The busy month of May, the weather warms up and Scalea welcomes Giro d'Italia. Read more of what happened to us in the latest post.
At last, it is getting warmer and Spring is bringing life back around us, but it is getting more expensive. Read more at my latest post here.
February 2022 gives us gratitude at a local level but also fear internationally. Read what has happened during this month.
January 2022 is the start of our forth year living in Italy Here you can read how that month went and what we have learned after living here for three years.
It is the last month of 2021. Find out how December went for us. There were fireworks, sunshine and meeting new friends.
Cooler Days, we return to Cosenza and Visit to Local Towns We see a little more of Calabria and start to feel cold again. Read more...
Who said summer is over? It carries on here in Calabria. It may be September and the start of autumn, but the summer weather carries on and people visit now to avoid summer crowds. Read this month's post to find out more.
Football, restaurants, a snake and the guaranteed summer sunshine. July has been quite an eventful month. Read on to find out what’s happened.