Pictures of the week/Oct8

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Ive turned this week’s images into paint and impressionist art. Below is an image of my friend’s (Adio) dog. Adio sadly passed away not so long ago and we all miss … Read More

Pictures of the week/Sept17

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Grieve in Chianti is a small yet beautiful on a grand scale. I fell in love with this small hotel (once a pasta factory) with its contrasting pink and yellow … Read More

Pictures of the week/Sept10

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Here are some beautiful pictures from the past week. Its lovely to see flowers decorate the weather beaten doors here in the village of Pontito. Its such a rustic setting with … Read More

Swarming with Bees

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Two days in a row a HUGE swarm of bees has passed through the village, both times scaring the living days out of me. I managed to capture the tail end … Read More

Pictures of the week/Sept03

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Old door in Pontito   A picturesque village street scene at San Casciano di Pesa in Siena   Stiappa village, Pescia in the province of Pistoia.   Vellano village in … Read More

Pictures of the week/Aug27

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  A Siena backdrop   Pienza, Siena   I’m in love with the elaborate decorating of these matching windows and door. Village of Buggiano, Pistoia. An Italian reflection in this … Read More

Local Cat Gets Up Close and Personal

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Whilst filming the village of Collodi, home to the late writer of the Pinocchio stories, a friendly cat gets up close and personal.😍

Laundry Day in Vellano

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    Products that include Vellano: Vellano Laundry Day CanvasVellano MugVillage Streets Mug – Le Dieci Castella Thank you for stopping by, Susan

Tuscan Green doors

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The colour green seems to be a very popular choice for doors in Tuscany. Here is a selection of those I’ve come across in villages off the beaten path.     … Read More

Raising cash for charity – Misericordia

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    Last December I successfully launched my first product – Le Dieci Castella – The Ten Castles wall calendar, raising 80.00 euro for the local Misericordia. From taking my … Read More

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