A Christmas in the Langhe

It has taken us a week but we have almost regathered ourselves after a period of mourning following the departure of our Christmas Guests (it will take us a lot longer to remove the effects of a week of eating and drinking but we all have our crosses to bear!). Having Mum, my brother J and his wife S here was just brilliant. In addition to Christmas, we celebrated my birthday, New Years and kicked-off the celebrations for a milestone birthday for Mum. Continue reading


Un Buon Natale

Christmas Lights, Alba

Buon Anno a tutti!

It is a little belated but here in Monforte, we have been blessed with visitors – our very first since we arrived! As a consequence, all else has been put on hold as we luxuriated in the joy of having Mum and one of my brothers, J, and his wife, S, join us for the Christmas/New Years period. Continue reading