It’s getting warmer in Scalea, and about time too

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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 but also fear.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

We have Survived a Year in Italy

We have survived a year in Italy. That has gone very quickly. See how we are, after a year living in Italy. Warm in November, beautiful sea and dealing with officials.

Festival, Thunderstorms & Friends

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