Where to buy in Tuscany on a budget – Introducing Caprese Michelangelo

Tuscany is a large region and surprisingly varied in look and terrain. It’s not all Cyprus Trees and rolling hills. Let me fill you in… If you’re looking for a town with a truly wonderful link to Italian culture, this beautiful town was named after Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Renaissance artist, who was born there in […]

December – it’s the most, wonderful time of the year…

I cannot think of anywhere I’d rather be at Christmas than here. There are so many things I love about December in Tuscany, it’s hard to know where to start.  So let me tell you about just how exciting supermarkets are (it’s 2020 so don’t pretend you have more going on than me). Gift giving at […]

Autumn in Tuscany – food and community

I have decided to treat 2020 like a child who is behaving badly to get attention and so I’m ignoring it. It will not be counted on my calendar (a rather good decision seeing as I have a scarily big birthday coming up in a few weeks), I will not pander to it in anyway. […]