Travel, Cooking, Doing, Eating and Drinking (that about covers it)

Month: January 2016

“Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” Walking Tour

“Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day” Walking Tour

I would never ever tell you that you can see Rome in one day. It is truly an amazing city with so much history and many fabulous sights that one day does not do it justice. I do however have a walking tour to get […]

Olive Oil (and how it’s made)

Olive Oil (and how it’s made)

Olive oil in Italy is special. Olive oil in Umbria is very special. Early autumn finds the stores and restaurants closed and people are out in their fields picking olives. Trees are picked by hand or by “combing” the trees to release the olives into […]

The Simple Hat

The Simple Hat

The hat pattern is modified from a great pattern I found from Stash Lounge. Skill level: Easy What you need to know: Knit, Purl, Change colours What you need: 2 balls of wool each 4.5 oz (127 g) – (I used an Alpaca Wool I bought […]