Collecting logs from fallen trees

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Ever since the storm of 5th March 2015, logs from fallen trees have been stacked at the roadside.                     The good … Read More

Ferocious Wind Disturbs Restful Peace in Aramo

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 On the night of 5th March 2015, Italy was hit by a fierce storm causing widespread destruction.  Extremely high winds in Tuscany resulted in damage to property, power supplies, in some places … Read More

Castelvecchio travels back in Christmas time

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Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Castelvecchio (Pescia) the residents transported themselves back in time to celebrate the birth of Jesus.               … Read More

Winter Wonderland in Images

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  After spending a few cold days in the hills of Pescia taking photos of the magical scenes, I’m now relaxing and warming my tootsies beside the wood burning stuffa. … Read More

Winter Wonderland in Video

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The winter can turn the villages’s captivating charm into something quite magical. Here are some video snippets I captured when out taking some photos. Watch in HD for better quality … Read More

Wood you like to heat your home this way?

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Every year from late summer into early autumn the Tuscan villages are bustling with tractors of every size delivering wood to homes for their fires during the coming winter. In … Read More

Picture Perfect

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  What a find! I’ve just been given a box full of old family photos by my very kind and trusting neighbour. She heard my book project required old pictures, … Read More

Enchanting Village Images No.8

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Everyday I see many historical and architecturally breathtaking doors like this. Very few are quite so green.  Sorana Village, Pescia.   Castelvecchio, Pescia   Sorana, pescia   After the rainfall. … Read More

Shutter Opens on a New Era

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There was a mixture of joy,  anxiety and sadness as both my little girls started asilo (nursery) today. Dressed in their grembiuli (school aprons) they held hands and happily set … Read More

Stiappa- Sagra del Beccutino

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The quaint village of Stiappa held its annual ferragosto festa – ‘Sagra del Beccutino on Sunday 15th August 2014. Stiappa is one of the 10 villages that form le Dieci … Read More

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