Friday, June 14, 2013

Blogging Absence Update

An update to explain my continued absence here, hoping to be back soon, when I feel ready to start posting again. 

The best part of the last ten years has been spent with my husband  David living a dream life in Northern Lazio, Italy. Sadly his recent death has meant the end of this adventure. We were a close couple and I do not want to live full time alone in Italy. It is too early yet to say how much time I will spend in Italy every year but sadly I feel it will not be enough to warrant continuing with my blog 'News From Italy'

Thankyou for all the wonderful support I have had from all around the world.

I am dedicating 'News From Italy' to this wonderful man, who was a very special husband, father, brother, son, uncle and friend to all who knew him.

David Stewart McFall July 27th 1950 - May 24th 2013


  1. I'm so glad you are taking time for yourself, dear Linda. XO I will look forward to your posts when you feel up to writing again. XO

  2. I am so so deeply sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what you're going through.

  3. Like Melissa, I can't imagine what you are going through my friend. I think you know that all your bloggy friends will be sending lots of hugs and prayers to you at this sad time, as we really feel that we know you personally. You are right to take this time out for yourself, but, knowing how much you love books, I feel sure that you will be back with us, IN YOUR OWN TIME. Sending peace, healing and gentleness your way x

  4. Sorry for your loss. What a lovely picture of you both. Big hugs xx

  5. I did not know about this. I am very sad to hear of your loss. May life become easier for you. Best wishes

  6. Sorry for your loss Linda. Our prayers are with you and your family!

  7. Linda, my thoughts are with you as you deal with this huge loss. Take care.

  8. I'm so sorry for your loss. I hadn't realised until today, so sorry not to have said anything before. Much love to you as you transition into this new phase of your life, and I hope you find somewhere wonderful to settle x

  9. I feel deeply saddened by your loss. May you gain enough strength to look back to life with love.

  10. Very sad to hear of your loss. What a lovely photo of you both. You and your family are in my prayers.

  11. Very sad to hear of your loss. What a lovely photo of you both. You and your family are in my prayers.

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  13. Think of you, sorry I am just getting here. *hugs*


  14. Hello Linda,

    I have been away for a while and whilst I knew of your husband's illness, I thought that he was recovering with you, at home.

    I was truly shocked and saddened to read your sad news and thought that the photograph you posted, was such a fitting tribute to you as a couple.

    Please accept my deepest condolences and please keep in touch with all your blogging friends, when you feel more able to.



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