Author Archives: Ashley Allerton
Used Ben’s larger strimmer to do paths and around fruit trees.
Difficult at first to hold and manoeuvre, but made some adjustments and a bit better.
Transplanted some plants in greenhouse, sowed lettuce, basil and cauliflowers.
Deb put in first row of carrots.
Removed plastic from small net and limed, then rotavated.
Pics above from the last few days.
Very cold last night, down to 3 degrees. Worried battery getting low and heating wouldn’t work, but OK. I really should have invested in a spare battery to charge in car during … Read more ...
Cold night, lots of rain. Bright sun on waking but showers later. Snow on not-so-distant mountain.
Drove to Paliano and managed to find our way around to do some shopping. Wandered up hill in maze of steps and alleyways.
Went … Read more ...
Bout of heavy rain early in night, but then dry. Slept much better. Clocks went back so extra hour:-) spotting with rain 8.30. Started to clear so went to Palestrina, not too far, about half hour.
Couldn’t find composer’s museum, … Read more ...
Thunder, lightning, torrential rain – didn’t sleep too well. Campsite is on the banks of the Tiber, which is huge here, and worried we would be inundated, but OK. Warm though, 17degrees. Forecast is for more rain, but worst overnight, … Read more ...
Set off from Arezzo 10:45 to travel to northern outskirts of Rome. 130 miles, easy journey.
GRA (Grande Raccordo Annulare- extremely complex ring road around Rome) was very busy and it was a large measure of luck and the satnav … Read more ...
Sitting in front of cafe in Piazza Grande. Sun is out, not as warm as yesterday but hard to believe it will be Christmas Day in two months! Temp up to 23 degrees but it cools down quickly after 5pm… Read more ...
Tired after long journey yesterday. Would like to stay but need to get on toward Rome.
Cool morning (12) but sunny, though it didn’t get into the valley before we left. Sunny all the journey, up to 24 degrees.
Set … Read more ...