Category Archives: Spring

Wisteria Envy!

I knew this was coming, it happens every year, severe case of wisteria envy! Bagni di Lucca is currently full of very large, stunning purple wisteria. The scent is beautiful and although they are growing in people’s gardens their size … Continue reading

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Plum blossom confetti and magnolia envy

I feel very unoriginal, but like many bloggers at the moment I cannot help but share a little bit of spring! In our garden and patch of hillside the first little signs of spring are quite tiny, violets and narcissus. … Continue reading

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Fine Maggio- end of May, Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany

Lots of local towns around here have events for Primo Maggio, May 1st. So maybe the market in May 1st events was overloaded. Anyway Bagni di Lucca has a festa for the end of May, which this year was yesterday, … Continue reading

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My favourite walk, to the Chiesina Alpini, Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany

An ideal walk for me is one that is circular so as not to have to return the same route, not too long, plenty of interest, and with refreshment at the end! This walk meets all those criteria, and even … Continue reading

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Geraniums, a Tuscan villa essential!

More real life stuff today, but one of the nicer bits of running a B&B in Tuscany. Buying plants. In particular geraniums, red of course.  The last few days have been so hot and sunny we’ve put out the deckchairs … Continue reading

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Spring!

Spring like things were showing themselves from late February, but I didn’t dare write a spring post in February, even though that month proved to be especially mild and sunny this year. My caution proved justified by a burst of … Continue reading

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