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  • . . . a Passion for Learning

  • The u3a has at its core the basic premise that learning is a lifelong pursuit. For DI, that is a perfect fit to our own philosophy, centred at the heart of every program we provide, in encouraging discovery and inspiring curiosity as we go . . .
  • At every step we create opportunities for new discoveries and new modes of learning . . . Read More
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Every now and then Discovering Italy comes across one of those hidden gems, tucked away in the rolling green hills, serviced by genuine people who have such a love for the land and the traditions that continue to keep this place in the hearts and souls of all who visit. This new agriturismo that we offer you, is one of those treasures Read More
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our year in pictures collage

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Whichever way you approach Orvieto there are intriguing glimpses to be had that appear and disappear through the trees and hedges, dips and rises, that eventually give way to the open floor of the valley. Each time, and from whatever approach, I try hard to imagine what it might have…
Story telling is one of those ancient arts, practiced across all the eons of existence from cavemen, to the Egyptians, the Etruscans, through rich heritage of the Anglo Saxons and the Medieval Mystery plays and so into the early Renaissance. The latest, richest of narrative cycles are to be found…
There is nothing quite like this Torcello, ancient seat of all we know Venice, La Serenissima, to be today. Unlike the busied streets filled with tourists all bent on seeing and buying a part of what they think is Venice, this quiet remnant of an illustrious and courageous culture is…
Our move to the countryside, just outside Orvieto, into a wonderful and pictiresque, old stone farmhouse meant an entirely new opportunity to create the best possible environment for our "home-based" cooking courses with the lovely Gessica.They proved so successful we had clients, having booked for one course, adding more and…
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  • Home-cooking with Gessica +

    Our move to the countryside, just outside Orvieto, into a wonderful and pictiresque, old stone farmhouse meant an entirely new Read More
  • Discovery - in the Mists of Torcello +

    There is nothing quite like this Torcello, ancient seat of all we know Venice, La Serenissima, to be today. Unlike Read More
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    OUR 2014 TOURING YEAR What a fabulous year this has been, with many diverse private clients and groups discovering all Read More
  • WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED FOR 2015 +

    FOR 2015 We have another exciting year already in the making with school groups, art classes and private clients already Read More
  • Story-telling in the Fresco Cycles +

    Story telling is one of those ancient arts, practiced across all the eons of existence from cavemen, to the Egyptians, Read More
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    Screen Shot 2015 10 30 at 2.03.26 pm Nutella calzone con le fragole
    Savoury calzone is an amazing flavour sensation all on
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