Category Archive: Abruzzo

Jul 21

Exterior & Interior Transformation ‘in Brief’

Inside progress

I’ve not posted for a while but now is the Summer when I’m sentenced to earning in order to keep my RUIN to PALAZZO project on track!! So here are 2 collages of some of the transformations to date! I hope you enjoy them inside and out !!     Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014


Jun 05

Dreamlife – Truffle Hunting & Pasta Perfection!

From Hill to Sea

Dreamlife – Truffle Hunting & Pasta Perfection! Almost a year ago I was privileged enough to be part of the inaugural event ‘Let’s Blog Abruzzo’ and was invited to be part of a Blog Tour with Italia Sweet Italia. The first day saw us on a Traboccho preparing local specialities and later dining on them. …

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Apr 18

Writer’s Retreat!!

I am very excited to offer the opportunity of a Writer’s Retreat!! The vision is to offer Fellow Writer’s the opportunity to experience the peace and tranquility of an authentic Italian Village. Offering a self-catering opportunity to seek inspiration and write without the noise of daily life. The space is very quiet and peaceful providing …

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Apr 15

A Unique Opportunity – Fulfill Your Dream of Renovating in Italy or Becoming a Writer!

Medieval Streets Await Discovery

I know many of you may think owning and renovating your own home in Italy is completely impossible – and perhaps for many indeed it is. There is a big difference between the romantic idealisation of abstract whimsical dreams and the reality of the act of doing it. I am finding out every day what …

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Apr 14

An Emotionally Cold Winter!

Home Sweet Home

I am currently in Italy in Abruzzo overseeing the restoration project, making decisions on the interior, wall colours, bathroom fittings, flooring. I am truly amazed by the stunning work that has been completed slowly transforming my ruin into a home. The winter was a difficult time away from Abruzzo. I departed from Italy near the …

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