Tag Archive: Renovation

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


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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Nov 03

Before & After – the story so far in pictures

The Ruin March 2011

I recently started posting before and after pictures of the house on my Facebook page Dreamlifeofmine.com – I think it really shows what a dramatic change a building can go through and what is possible with reliable and open minded contractors. I still laugh when I think about how little Italian I speak and my …

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Oct 14

THIRTEEN 13 thirteen TREDICI 13 tredici

Ofena la casa

What is it about a number you wonder perhaps? I found myself pondering the number 13 last Friday as I left my house. I was leaving having taken 13 photos of the latest works completed on my house.   The house was out of view as I walked to the car hesitating at first but …

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