Keith and I have been at the house over Easter to do a bit of walking and get the house ready for the new season. We had decided to have the entrance corridor renovated as the walls were showing signs of age. The builders said they would do the work in March.
Of course, they didn't start until the week before Easter, and so we have had them with us nearly every day! It has been good for our Italian to learn more builder vocabulary, in more ways than one.
We're sure it's going to look great for you when you arrive.
They have also covered the old earth floor in the 300 year old cellar with slabs. We think the wall at the back hides a passage to a larger cellar further back, which is now underneath one of the neighbouring houses.
We love fresh figs, and these were just gorgeous. There are lots of fig trees around the village, growing out of stone walls. The figs n...
This is the original brass doorbell that we named the house after. This is because we think it's the very last one left in the village. ...