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Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Marciana Marina August 21st 2017

It's Monday 21st August and to say we are relaxed is an understatement. Jim and Claudia arrived yesterday and we were treated to a beautiful dinner at Rendezvous restaurant on the prom. Beautiful food, spaghetti vongole, prawns and a cheese platter and delicious wines from the region. For those who have had dinner with us this is where I Iearnt to make the champagne sorbet. A day passes and we have been by the pool , off to lunch to Capo Nord ) it really is beautiful seafood) and then tonight to th square for dinner and perhaps a pizza. Great talking to Jim about the film that they are about to start production on"Bohemian Rhapsody", the story of Queen and Freddie Mercury. It is coming out in December 2018.Lots of ego's happening about who is ... read more
silliness with Jim
3 very naughty people
glorious one day and perfect the next

Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Marciana Marina August 19th 2017

Well, this is the most beautiful island and what a way to start the Italian adventure. Blue skies, blue ocean but nothing else to make you blue. It is beliisima. The villa we are staying in in San Bianco is so comfortable and thanks to Claudia and Jim we have a beautiful home for 2 weeks. This coupled with access to a car......... an old banger but a good one we have everything we need. It is interesting though to drive on the right of the road and change gears with your right hand whilst negotiating sharp corners, mmmmmm. Mandy is coping well with it though. Did I mention that it has no power steering? We have spotted quite a few golden retrievers and one called KIKI at the local pizzeria. So that has given us ... read more
Portoferraio, Elba
Marciana Marina
the promenade




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