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

Fibbialla Village

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A wander around the village of Fibbialla. This morning I started my wonderful journey around Fibbialla at 7am in which to avoid the mid-day roasting sun.   I talked to some … Read More

Vellano Village

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This week I had a wander around the hill-top medieval village of Vellano in Pescia.  Here are some images I captured: This is part of a panoramic view from the … Read More

Motosport in the Valleriana

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  Its tranquil up in the Tuscan hills, except for motorsport days.   During a morning walk with my daughter in Castelvecchio, we heard rally cars passing through the village thus … Read More

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

San Quirico, Pescia, Pistoia

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The frst mention of San Quirico village dates back to the 10th century when its church was documented. During the medieval period its inhabitants had a long and bloodied fight … Read More