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Forum: Italy
May 2nd 2020, 3:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102

Re: Grow it yourself

Here in the UK, a bit like yourselves, we're unable to get out and buy plants or seeds and online they've virtually all sold out or cost £10 per seed as people cash in on the shortage. However just...
Forum: Italy
Apr 8th 2020, 3:06 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102

Re: Grow it yourself

I have to say I'm very impressed with all your weed killing ideas... And quite shocked by the height of the weeds Jake.White! So I'm guessing that water is an issue and weeds too. But that said is it...
Forum: Italy
Apr 6th 2020, 5:47 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102

Re: Grow it yourself

Thanks both! Geordieborn I know the feeling about weeds...pfftt! Although I am also on lockdown here in the Uk, I'm lucky enough to have a garden and a greenhouse, which I why, when out in the garden...
Forum: Italy
Apr 6th 2020, 2:01 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102

Grow it yourself

Does anyone here have any advise for growing fruit and veg and having a few animals. This is not a 'Good Life' self-sufficiency type thing as I couldn't do without some shop bought things, but in...
Forum: Italy
Feb 5th 2020, 6:03 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Local magazines

Thanks modicasa..I was thinking of online really but using my magazine skills with writing, design etc. I've searched from here in the UK but not found anything like what I'm thinking of so far.
Forum: Italy
Jan 26th 2020, 11:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Local magazines

Does anyone know if there are any local magazines that local businesses advertise in and which cover local news and whats on features in Umbria? I've had one of those locally here that come through...
Forum: Italy
Jan 26th 2020, 10:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335

Re: Winter in Umbria

Just to follow up...I did visit in December. Drove from Rome to Spello and then took the train to Florence and back to the UK from there. It was only for just over a week but the weather was glorious...
Forum: Italy
Nov 19th 2019, 10:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335

Re: Winter in Umbria

Thanks for all the Ideas. Wondering if the bad weather may cause it all to be postponed. Hope not. However seeing some footage of floods and landslides etc all over Italy are there any in the Lazio...
Forum: Italy
Nov 16th 2019, 6:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335

Re: Winter in Umbria

Thanks for your advice. Orvieto is interesting and I’ve been there in summer but must admit I prefer smaller places. Essentially was hoping for smaller town with a cafe, somewhere to buy produce or...
Forum: Italy
Nov 13th 2019, 8:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335

Winter in Umbria

Following some advice on here (thanks to those who replied) I'm coming over to Umbria in December to get an idea of what it's like at that time of year before I commit to a longer period. Although I...
Forum: Italy
Sep 18th 2019, 1:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957

Re: Thinking of Umbria

Thanks all for your thoughts and experiences. I think that rental might be the option. Although I would normally think of renting as being 'lost' money, as Geordieborn says it's more an investment on...
Forum: Italy
Sep 12th 2019, 2:12 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957

Re: Thinking of Umbria

Thanks Geordieborn and Philat98 for replying. It's given me some idea of costs if you say you can allow 25% less on living. I would grow some veggies if I can and live by markets etc so cost wise I...
Forum: Italy
Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957

Thinking of Umbria

Hi everyone. This is my first post although I have looking around at you all in the background!

I'm looking into moving to Umbria to live full time following a divorce which has left me with a...
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