|Helen Tilston by the Arno River Firenze|
|Helen Tilston and Violetta Chandler in Firenze on way to Medici Apartment|
|Plein Aire Cottage Artists: Mary Rose Holmes, Helen Tilston and Violetta Chandler|
invitational juried Florence Biennale. 800 artists from 73 nations assembled for one week at the Fortezza da Bassa in Firenze. A party was organized among some twenty recently met American friends and Aida volunteered her apartment which still had the bake oven used by the notorious family at the Medici Apartment
|Always leave the door open for opportunity|
Aida, an avid traveller informed me she used Villa Renters and had success. On our next trip to Ireland I found The Old Monastery" in Youghal, Co Cork.
|View from The Old Monastery In Youghal|
|The Blackwater River feeds into the Irish Sea at Youghal.|
We love Youghal so much, and by now you have probably guessed, we have purchased a home here.
We very recently took possession of our 130 year old home.
Aida I want to thank you for being the seed or needle that started this whole tapestry.
(I have received no compensation from Villa Renters, Italy Perfect nor the Irish Tourist Board)