dreams

a simple life in italy

Simple Life 'Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things' Robert Brault When I first met Sam his prime goal in life was to be a Millionaire by a certain age, he announced this fact to all his friends and family. I like that about […] Read More

chasing a dream

Chasing a Dream  'When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen' A.A Milne, winnie the pooh   I've been doing a lot of this lately, looking for answers and procrastinating big time. Taking a step forward and then two back, Chasing a Dream  […] Read More

lounge agent

'Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different...' C.S. Lewis A new friend Sarah from Birdie Hill recently  called me  'Superwoman' over at the Renovating Italy facebook page. Yet I don't feel like this cartoon super-heroine, I feel tired, cranky and ready to burst into tears […] Read More

rsz_1the_little_engine_that_could

If you asked me moment to moment about our dreams of Italy I would be up and down like a certain little blue train. It's the highest highs and the lowest lows. Life often just insists on getting in the way until we take notice. This is the stage of a renovation when exhaustion sets […] Read More

mum-and-carina-on-deck

Someone asked me a while ago if we were Renovating Italy long distance. How can I pour so much of my heart and soul into Italy when I am sitting writing in Brisbane? I really can't answer, it's not that I don't love Australia. I do with all my heart. It's my home, the air […] Read More