Walk the walls of Lucca with me this morning!

Do you have the time to meander slowly with me? It ‘s only 3.6 miles around the ancient walls. I promise you a great lunch at the finish at Trattoria Guilia.  I’m a bit lonely today, so I appreciate your company! But first, are you wearing comfortable shoes? OK, we are ready!  Oh, you should have […]

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April in Tuscany

Robin, Debbie, Colleen and Daniel explored Tuscany with me and not only were they delightful company but enthusiastic travellers ready to embrace new experiences and friends. How do I summarize only some of the memories?   Here is a humble attempt! Meeting our famous neighbour, Giovanni On Tuesday morning, we strolled through Greve and then to […]

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Chianti Paradiso

I have been on vacation for two weeks now- my guests arrive in a few days  I’m very excited to welcome Daniel once again as well as Robin, Debbie and Colleen.  I was also privileged to introduce Louise and Simon to my life here in Tuscany.  Below are a few photos taken at San Cerbone, […]

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Time to Say Goodbye

My last few days in Tuscany are always sad but with any luck, I’ll be back to pick olives next month

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Fabulous Women Part 2

We took day trips to Lucca, Siena, Florence, and many other places along the way Let’s remember some of the great meals we enjoyed together… from our leisurely breakfasts with all kinds of coffee requests, fresh eggs, to cereal and fruit. And here are some of the more exotic  tastes we sampled: It’s a real […]

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