Lockdown Life – Who Stole My Morning Routine?

Prior to joining Mark on 4am starts, I loved to begin my working day in bed with a cup of tea and a book. It felt like a stolen moment; half an hour of ‘me’ time to collect myself before I had to face the daily scramble of dashing around the country to earn aContinue reading “Lockdown Life – Who Stole My Morning Routine?”

Lockdown Life – How The Greatest Rock Climber in the Alps was Saved by the Hunter King & a Poacher

We are now in our third month of lockdown in a tiny, deserted ski resort in Monte Rosa, Northern Italy. One of the highlights of lockdown life has been wildlife sightings in deserted cities and boy, do I have a treat for you! Here in Staffal, Mother Nature has bestowed upon us some very rareContinue reading “Lockdown Life – How The Greatest Rock Climber in the Alps was Saved by the Hunter King & a Poacher”

Our First Taste of Freedom on Star Wars Day!

Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You!) had special significance for us this year. It was the day that the coronavirus lockdown in Italy was relaxed to the extent that we are allowed to go Out-Out. As in Out Properly. On a jaunt. We can now walk and exercise outside and drive togetherContinue reading “Our First Taste of Freedom on Star Wars Day!”