[caption id="attachment_2695" align="aligncenter" width="650"] A magical setting at the Ravello Festival - Photo by Pino Izzo[/caption] The stage is set, the lights are ready, the gardens perfectly manicured and the 2014 Ravello Festival is ready to begin! With the spectacular Amalfi Coast and Bay of Salerno...

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[caption id="attachment_2663" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Um, so just where is centro?[/caption] This week I've finished up a massive writing project that has kept me even busier than usual of late. It felt good. It felt very good! But now that things are settling back into the normal...

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The weather has been dramatic this week with sudden thunderstorms several times a day followed by blue skies and the sunshine peeking out. Yesterday evening at sunset another storm rolled in from the sea. But just before it arrived the sky was full of the...

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From blue skies and beach weather to thunderstorms and waterspouts. I guess that's just the unpredictability of early summer for you! On Sunday the weather turned suddenly quite bad in the late afternoon with lightening, massive thunder that rolled through the valley and the rather...

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Summer has arrived on the Amalfi Coast! The first half of June has been unusually warm, which has the beaches busy and sunbathers happy. Dig out the flip flops, swimsuits and towels. It's time for the beach! I didn't make it to the beach until...

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