THE CAT AND THE TORTOISE

The flat where we stayed belongs to a lady who lives upstairs.  She’s English but she’s been living in Italy for 40 years, so speaks Italian and was really helpful with finding our way around!  She has an old cat which is a pinkish colour … … and a young tortoise who suddenly appeared out […]

POSTCARDS FROM ITALY

We’re just back from staying in Manziana, a small town outside Rome, very near to Lake Bracciano … we were self-catering in a little flat there.Mercifully for me, the first week was cool and cloudy, much more pleasant for wandering around .  We went everywhere by train – incredibly cheap – tickets ranged from 1euro.50 […]