A Rosie Life In Italy

Watermelons : 29c per Kg

Watermelons : 29c per Kg

Watermelons are rampant here at the moment, they are ginormous, carrying them to the cash desk is like an Ironman challenge but they are the most refreshing object to munch on in the current 36 degree days we are having here in Italy.

read more
Vet in Italy : €10

Vet in Italy : €10

Since we’ve come to Italy, vet visits have become a regular occurrence. I’ve had pets all my life but I’ve never had to visit the vet so much in my whole animal owning life than I have since we arrived here two years ago.

read more
Buying A House in Italy – Part 7

Buying A House in Italy – Part 7

We went to the house with the Estate Agent and Uncle Francesca and there they were, all neatly stacked with intact door frames still attached. I learn that they are what they call ‘Madonna’ Doors – the door frames attach to the wall and the doors hang from them.

read more
Buying A House In Italy – Part 6

Buying A House In Italy – Part 6

I get a long email the night the doors go missing from two of the eight owners – a cousin and her mother who live in Milan, pleading with me not to back out of the sale, they have spoken to all the other parties involved and assured me none of them were thieves and how we must find a solution. The estate agent had told me that these two owners were very religious and would not lie. But at this point I don’t know who to trust.

read more
Buying A House in Italy – Part 5

Buying A House in Italy – Part 5

I text the estate agent, my upset has turned to anger. To replace those doors will cost thousands as they are all slightly different sizes. I tell them that we need all doors returned or replaced and the furniture as agreed otherwise we will not be proceeding with the purchase. We are sure it must be Uncle Francesca and she may be intending to return for more as there were two other doors taken off their hinges. So she needs to be stopped before doing anymore damage to the house.

read more

My Book Is Out!

My Book Is Out!

Available in paperback and ebook

SUBSCRIBE (FREE!)

GET OUR HOUSE IN ITALY RENOVATION STORIES EACH WEEK FREE BY CLICKING HERE!

Pre-Italy Days:

Dates

November 2020
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

My Book Is Out!

My Book Is Out!

Available in paperback and ebook

SUBSCRIBE (FREE!)

GET OUR HOUSE IN ITALY RENOVATION STORIES EACH WEEK FREE BY CLICKING HERE!

Pre-Italy Days:

Dates

November 2020
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30