Living in Italy

STARTING A FAMILY

Ana / September 4, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote about my experiences. This was a post written towards the end of my first year, about how I began to gather a family of animals around me. Sadly three of those I talk about are now no longer with me, but Josie, who is in the…

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Living in Italy

CORNERING ON TWO WHEELS

Ana / August 19, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote about my experiences. If you love Italy, and the Italian way of life, this may be entertaining. Receiving mail in the early days of being here was a real pleasure, someone, somewhere, knew where I was, even if it was only the bank. I was outside…

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Living in Italy

THE POLICEMAN AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

Ana / August 7, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote about my experiences. If you love Italy, or would like to experience it , this may be entertaining. From my house to town takes about twenty minutes in the car, winding down the hairpins of the mountain road and into the valley. Although its origins are…

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Living in Italy

2. MY NEW SURROUNDINGS

Ana / July 15, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote a blog about my experiences. If you love Italy, or are tempted to cut loose and start again somewhere new yourself , this may be entertaining. The hillsides here in Northern Tuscany are steep and thickly wooded. These are the foothills of mountain ranges that lie…

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Living in Italy

DAY ONE

Ana / July 2, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote a blog about my experiences. I’m enjoying visiting some of my posts again. If you love Italy, or are tempted to cut loose and start again somewhere new yourself , this may be entertaining. “…So anyway, he said to me, he said, are you coming or…

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