Category Archives: Autumn

Lucca Comics and Games

Here are three of our guests this weekend on their way out for the day! This somewhat unusual attire is because they were on their way to Lucca for the annual Comics and Games event. This four day event brings … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Autumn

Early Autumn is fig season. Fig trees seem to grow like weeds around here in northern Tuscany but even though I’m now lucky enough to have this great tree (above) there’s still for me something very exotic and sensual about … Continue reading

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A Tuscan Autumn.

Autumn seemed to take a long time to arrive this year, the summer just went on and on. But now the weather and trees have caught up.  A few days ago I was still in sandals and T-shirts, but today … Continue reading

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elegance and electronics!

The Casino in Bagni di Lucca has re-opened. (Again!)  I find the juxtaposition of the elegance of the interior with the garish electronic flashing lights of the slot machines difficult to look at, but it’s great that this lovely historic … Continue reading

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