Tag: Aperol Spritz

One from the vaults: Yet another trip to Alassio

Continuing my reposting about our many trips to Alassio while we’re there this week. This one’s from October 2018. The rationale for our most recent trip was a few relaxing days away so my beloved could use the hotel’s Thalassotherapy facilities to sooth his… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Yet another trip to Alassio”

Happy New Year

I hope you’ve all had a very enjoyable Festive Season and are looking forward to 2019. Of course, for those of you who continue to celebrate until Epiphany, just carry on! We had a surprisingly lovely time before Christmas in Paris (see future posts… Continue Reading “Happy New Year”

The Musette: Aperol Spritz

My beloved is OC Drinks in our household and has recently perfected the art of making one of our favouritve aperitifs, Aperol Spritz. We first drank this in Italy and frankly became addicted. It’s the perfect drink whatever the weather, or time of year,… Continue Reading “The Musette: Aperol Spritz”

Yet another trip to Alassio

The rationale for our most recent trip was a few relaxing days away so my beloved could use the hotel’s Thalassotherapy facilities to sooth his hip which is becoming ever more painful. Of course, I too enjoy the jets in the salt-water therapy pool… Continue Reading “Yet another trip to Alassio”

Missing Il Lombardia

Yesterday, was the race of the falling leaves, one of the five Monuments (major Classics races) of the cycling season. We should’ve been there enjoying the live racing, drinking Aperol Spritzs in some of our favourite cafes and appreciating the wonderful scenery. We weren’t… Continue Reading “Missing Il Lombardia”

Holiday photos: day 26

My beloved was due back from his business trip late on Saturday evening. I was just about  to go out, having wrapped up reviewing the day’s stage for VeloVoices, when my phone rang. It was my beloved who had missed his connecting flight from… Continue Reading “Holiday photos: day 26”

Holiday photos: day 22

While the cat’s away, the mice will play. In my case this means while my beloved was back in the UK on a business trip, I could do exactly what I wanted. Unfortunately for him his absence coincided with the San Sebastian Jazz Festival,… Continue Reading “Holiday photos: day 22”