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Video-June 2019

Casa Debbio is looking wonderful in this short video in June 2019-a typical view in this part of Tuscany.  

Snow at Casa Debbio

Our friend Filippo has sent some photos of Casa Debbio covered with snow…

Why Italy?

I am often asked why we chose to buy a house in Italy. We wanted a base in Europe and for me it had to be Italy…

Casa Debbio in 2018

We had a fun year at Casa Debbio, our gorgeous Tuscan mountain house. We have become gardeners and delight in the garden we have created from scratch. It is wonderful to watch the change of seasons form our mountain perch…

Things I will miss in Italy

It is time to leave Bagni di Lucca and Casa Debbio to return home to Australia. I am going to miss the rest of the gorgeous autumn…

Autumn begins at Casa Debbio

I am delighted to be back at Casa Debbio. Filippo has done a wonderful job of looking after the house and garden in our absence. Autumn has just begun and the garden is beginning to fade, but it still looks great…

Our garden at Casa Debbio

Leaving the garden at Casa Debbio is not easy. After months of watching it grow I have to leave it behind in the capable hands of Filippo…