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May 7Liked by Fiona Beckett

thank you for this! I'm going to that place by the end of summer for a writing retreat but wasn't sure it's for me really. Nobody ever really mentions anything about the rooms in that place anywhere. But the Piero della Francesca has me hooked now, as do the views. I'm not much of an eater sadly anymore, but it looks like one could just nibble and be fine and not feel observed or urged to have to eat one's weight in antipasti and drink a bucket of Apero all the time, so that sounds good too! lovely writing as well, thank you for the insights and observations!

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I wasn't sure I'd enjoy being part of a group either but it was really lovely with lots of kindred spirits and the space to be on your own if you wanted, The rooms are simple but comfortable and clean. Your bed is made up for you every day which is a bit of a treat!

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May 6Liked by Fiona Beckett

Lovely piece Fi, thanks. Sounds wonderful… 👍

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Thanks! It really was

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This sounds heavenly x

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Really is! (Although we had hail today!)

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it sounds wonderful. I'm jealous that you get to hang out with Murray Lachlan Young. A comic genius!

Also a big fan of wines from Umbria - something of a natural wine heaven if you get the chance to explore.

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Unfortunately not really. The only wine shop I've managed to get to didn't have much in the way of natural wine. But Murray is amazing, yes!

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May 1Liked by Fiona Beckett

I have a postcard of the Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca on the noticeboard in front of my desk. I sat and looked at it on my own for 20 minutes and it was an experience to remember. Such a beautiful part of the world

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It really is - and not too far from the Abruzzo where we were too!

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