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.

Cooler Days, we return to Cosenza and Visit to Local Towns

Cooler Days, we return to Cosenza and Visit to Local Towns We see a little more of Calabria and start to feel cold again. Read more...

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.

Heatwave continues with fires and a busy Scalea

Heatwave continues, Calabria burns and Scalea is busy.

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.

A year on from Lockdown in Calabria

Dealing with a cold March and various colours of restrictions. This is our life in Calabria in March 2021

Yippee Spring Arrives to Calabria

It is February and spring has arrived. We try cedro flavoured pasta, see some murals and there's a new addition.