Hello and welcome to The Calabrian Dream. If you are a follower, thank you for reading about our life. If this is your first visit, welcome. I am Michelle and I have been writing about our life in Scalea, Calabria since May 2018 before John and I moved here from England. You can check out … Continue reading January Brought Sun, Rain and Solidarity in Scalea.
September has disappeared so quickly. I guess being positive with Covid for 10 days didn’t help. Read more in my previous post for August here. Evan and Dee came to stay After being well and negative, we could finally enjoy living in Scalea again. Luckily the timing was perfect as our friends Evan and Dee … Continue reading September we visited a river, a mountain town, thunderstorms and friends came to stay
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
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.
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.
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. Relaxation of lockdown and hoping to have a bit more freedom that has been lacking for two months.
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.