Author(s): Louise Badger
A dream house in Tuscany ...and a dog named Todo This is Todo - he is the dog of the houes. he has been waiting a long time ...Questa e Todo - lui e il cane della casa. Sta aspettando da molto tempo ...Todo had been waiting at Poggiolino since his mistress died over two years before. The house lay empty and neglected and yet he woudln't leave. He seemed to know that someday the right people would come along and make it a home again. Luise and Lawrence weren't thinking of buying the very first house they looked at in Tuscany ...but there was something enchanting about the dog waiting at the gates. If they were honest, they wanted Todo - the scruffy dog with the huge grin - as much as they wanted the house. With Todo as their faithful companion they began to restore Poggiolino to life, unlocking her secrets and giving Todo, their beloved dog, a second chance. A heart-warming memoir of moving country and making a new start.
Louise Badger and Lawrence Kershaw were both born in the UK, but Louise spent her childhood in Australia while Lawrence grew up in Liverpool. They met through a shared love of music and were married in 1987. They have run a music agency for over a decade and divide their time between London and a small village near Lucca.