Category Archives: MUSINGS FROM UMBRIA

My garden, other gardens and life in general.

22 March 2019

I’ve been swamped by a wave of lethargy. Is this my usual change-of-season spring slump – the one that hits me with the same exhaustion every year but always takes me by surprise? Or am I still readjusting to my … Continue reading

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25 February 2019

  No sooner had I swapped the blue world of Lesvos for the green one of CdP, we set off Naples in summer sunshine and spring temperatures. Have I mentioned before how much I love Naples? I know. I tend … Continue reading

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10 February 2019

  A slight hiatus, a long absence. I’m far away from my green Umbrian world and slightly out of my comfort zone, though I must say that at times I start worrying that I’m easing myself a little too whole-heartedly … Continue reading

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16 January 2019

It’s the end of an era. In town this morning the old signs were coming down from the façade of my bank and shiny new ones were going up. I loved the fact that it had remained – according to … Continue reading

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28 December 2018

December disappeared. (Just like much of 2018 really.) Quite early on I attended one of those ceremonies: the quick dash and tricolor sash. In the public records bit of the CdP town council building, with dear friends T&A giggling in … Continue reading

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