I do love a market. A great opportunity for a little wander, stopping off for a coffee and a cake or a cheeky glass of Prosecco.
We popped into Anghiari to check out the antiques market which happens the second Sunday of every month. I always think I won't find anything but after a rummage there is often a little gem among the weird and wonderful offerings. Last year I found a gorgeous pair of antique earrings (I am convinced the diamonds are real and there was a mistake on the price) which I love and yesterday I found a lovely mirror which I didn't buy but wanted to! We have ALOT of mirrors at Casa Leana so it was most probably for the best.
On Wednesday we popped into the night market which is always fun. Great atmosphere and live music in the main piazza and some of the smaller piazzas, very romantic! Coupled with a few slices of pizza, gelato and a bottle of wine, we had a wonderful time.
The weather here is super hot (quite a bit hotter than usual at 105 degrees!) so the guests are enjoying the pool of course. It is forecast to cool down to its normal level over the next day or so and we have a day out to The Mall organised - a designer shopping outlet in Florence. I think I mentioned before it's my birthday soon (and Leigh's is a few days after) so we are hoping to bag a bargain or two.
Watering and looking after the pool are the key jobs at Casa Leana at this time of year. The grass isn't growing - just a few persistent weeds so no mowing or strimming at the moment. Thank goodness, I don't think we could cope with that in this heat.
Getting out early again on the bikes and I had my second vaccine last week. Felt a bit sick for a few days but back to normal now, phew.
Well, that's it for now, time certainly flies when you're having fun!
D I A N A xxx
Welcome to my blog...
Just a little insight into our lives here. After eleven years of living in Tuscany I thought it was about time to have a go at blogging when one of my lovely friends said she had received (what she thought!) was an extremely funny text from me, hmmm.. How difficult can it be?!
D I A N A xxx