Italy has reopened, so has Scalea

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

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.

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.

Festival, Thunderstorms & Friends

September, the month of change from summer to autumn. A visit from old friends and the meeting of new ones.

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.

Someone has turned the heating up.

We visit a different part of Calabria and it is also time for Scalea in Piazza. Oh John's new passport has been on a full length journey across Italy.

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.