The Pinnacle of Summer, August in Scalea

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

Summer is Hot in Calabria

sunset over town of 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

A Sudden Hot June

Welcome to June. This month has been a more relaxed month than May, thank goodness. The weather has got hotter and a few friends visit. We also have a quick unexpected visit to a town we have never heard of. Meeting followers from Australia We had a couple of visitors from Australia. Vanessa and Greg, … Continue reading A Sudden Hot June