...are now safely housed in our new greenhouse will be put to the test for the first time this winter...
And we look forward to quiet winter days when we hope to sit inside enjoying the green and the - relative - warmth.
|Greve's attractive triangular, porticoed square provides the perfect setting for a variety of markets and festivals during the year|
|Florence seen from just outside the village of Sant'Andrea in Percussina where the Machiavelli family had their estate.|
|The Machiavelli seat, essentially a grand farmhouse, on the road winding between Florence and San Casciano: on the opposite side of the road stands the Albergaccio inn which Machiavelli frequented. Note the height and security of the lowest windows: the road would have been a busy and at times dangerous thoroughfare.|
|the entrance to L'Albergaccio|
|Florence in 1490: bird's eye view from the west|