Michael & Peggy Hunt moved from Pembrokeshire to Italy two years ago.
They now live on the Tuscan / Umbrian border in Locanda Delle Rose among 300 olive trees, enquiring neighbours and over-familiar wildlife.
"Oddly, it is not so different from Pembrokeshire at all, " they say. "We have felt at home from the very beginning."
Posted at 10:50am Sunday 2nd June 2013
Something is trying to get out, we escape to Venice, Esay come easy go financially and snow to end the month.
Posted at 12:00am Wednesday 1st May 2013
An impolding saucepan and exploding bottle of champagne, and the arrival of summer
Posted at 12:00am Monday 1st April 2013
Two sudden deaths, a new pope and no government with wet and muddy weather that prelongs the winter and additional 3 weeks causing landslides and other worries.
Posted at 2:20pm Saturday 2nd March 2013
Never mind the pope resigning and the elections we''ve 600m3 of water escaping and no phones!
Posted at 2:00pm Thursday 7th February 2013
Posted at 9:00am Monday 31st December 2012
ExploringVerona on the coldest day of the month but celebrating the mildest Christmas for decades
Posted at 12:00am Saturday 1st December 2012
How to make something simple, changing name and kilowattage, into a complete epic much like Wagners "Ring Cycle" almsot with out end, and the need for an Ark.
Posted at 9:00am Thursday 1st November 2012
Sorting out bedrooms and computers and a day out to Bologna
Posted at 3:00pm Monday 1st October 2012
Storms didn't put off the music or burlesque show, missing deeds and friends and a mystery plant
Posted at 7:00am Saturday 1st September 2012
Posted at 9:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012
Posted at 5:25pm Friday 25th May 2012