Looking at the restoration going on now out behind our farmhouse, you might wonder what phoenix will rise from the ashes. Now scaffolding crawls up all the fine stonework, not all the earth-colored terra-cotta tiles are on the roof and cement-mixers block the doorways.
But just wait: artists are at work. Pino’s company Impresa Edile Alagna is coming up with yet another masterpiece. How do I know? I live in one.
Our farmhouse once looked like this:
Now it looks like this:
Restored by Pino and his team.
And here are a few photos to give you an idea of the workmanship:
They’re now hard at work changing the house Pino built in 1985 (and where we lived all during the restoration of our old farmhouse) into three apartments, And you can see that house – with solar panels on the roof – to the left of our farmhouse in the photo below:
The house we’re restoring is larger now: it took three years for the request for an addition to go through. But we made it.
When? We hope for September..but…then again, in Italy, all you can count on are the miracles.
And the work goes on: