Pignotto 2012

20120510 32  A new solar panel farm greeted us when we arrived 20120607 Pignotto 01 20120518 003  Mmmmmm! : Mille Miglia 20120606 Pignotto 05  This house, in our lane, had been rebuilt as 5 holiday apartments. It is terrific and Giovanni, the owner, said he'd 'built it with his heart'. Bravo. 20120606 Pignotto 18  M and fearsome Jackie out for a walk. 20120606 Pignotto 19
20120606 Pignotto 22  The cherry plantation next door was heavy with delicious cherries. As they are grown for wood we helped ourselves - delicious 20120606 Pignotto 24 20120608 Pignotto 06  Hard work tending new vines in the noonday sun - but look at the next image.......... 20120608 Pignotto 07  Mama Mia a villa-cicchi-logo copy villa 1 h
dOld kitchen 20120610 07 20120624 Varn 09  They said that some of this Vin Cotto dates from the 1840s! villa 21 h 20120624 Varn 13 food 15
20120617 06  The antiques fair in Ascoli 20120627 19  Varn stocking up at the Cantina in Castignano with Giampiero, as always, relishing his work. 20120901 23  Jacky and his three pals 20120919 59  Mother being groomed while Mr Needy says 'me me me' 20120923 30  Our new Arrivals 20120923 42
20120923 54 20120909 67  Mother & daughter enjoying the evening sun 004 20120606  Atheist Bread 008 20120615 05  Atheist pizza 0mille-miglia 20120518 013 : Mille Miglia
20120518 055 : Mille Miglia 20120518 061 : Mille Miglia 20120518 074  M getting into the swing of it! : Mille Miglia 20120518 091 : Mille Miglia 20120518 114 : Mille Miglia 20120518 110 : Mille Miglia
20120518 121 : Mille Miglia 20120518 140 : Mille Miglia 20120518 194 : Mille Miglia 20120518 211 : Mille Miglia 20120518 217 : Mille Miglia 20120818 21  Burning the debris from the Holm Oak we felled
20120824 35  Jackie at rest and keeping warm! 20120825 23  Visso in the middle of the Sibillini 20120825 26  Visso 20120825 27  Visso 20120914 03  It's not always hot and sunny 20120920 147  Villa d'Este in Tivoli, nr Rome, famed the world over for its water gardens
20120920 019 20120920 034 20120920 038 20120920 048 20120920 054 20120920 062  Amazingly this is an organ, powered by WATER, and it still works.
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20120920 128 20120920 135 20120920 137 20120920 138 20120920 148  This is by Igor Mitoraj (Polish, b1944) and stands outside the Villa entrance. Unsurprisingly it is controversial but I like it.