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Month: August 2016

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Painting the Interior

Painting for the interior of the house had been included in the ‘preventivo’ (estimate) for the renovation.  However, as with most construction projects, costs mount, and Arturo and I were quite confident we could paint the house ourselves in an effort to save some money; especially as the quote we had received was 6,000 euro […]

Setting Up House

A possible downside of renting out your home is running the risk of having your personal possessions and well furniture broken or damaged.  That was the case with the previous owner.  Not sure if all his tenants were large, clumsy or just uncaring; but the more than dozen chairs that filled the house had either the […]

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Il contenitore arriva!!! (The Container Arrives)

When we hired Omega to ship our household goods to Italy, we knew the nearest port was in Civitavecchia, Rome; so when we were told our goods would be sent to Naples and then trucked to Ficulle we were a bit surprised.    Well, who were we to question the wisdom of this. Once the […]