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.
October is supposed to be the beginning of autumn. Not in Calabria in 2022
Welcome to October in Scalea! This month we did a few trips. Visited a new place to eat. Saw the ship Vespucci, ate an amazing celebration cake and basked in the very warm sunshine. Macelleria Braceria Miceli We were invited by Tony and Rachel to a place we hadn’t been to before. It is called … Continue reading October is supposed to be the beginning of autumn. Not in Calabria in 2022
It’s getting warmer in Scalea, and about time too
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.
January 2022 is the start of our fourth year living in Italy
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.
The last month of 2021, with Fireworks, sunshine and meeting new friends.
It is the last month of 2021. Find out how December went for us. There were fireworks, sunshine and meeting new friends.
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.
Heat, cooling sea and lots of food for June in Scalea
Heat, the cooling sea and lots of food for June in Scalea Read about how June went for us. Lots of food was eaten and I ventured into the sea.
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.