I have not seen the rain in 4 months. I cannot even remember the last time it rained here in Sicily. Ok, so I don't know if this rain will last long, and it more like an almost invisable drizzle, but I am so excited that there has finally been a change in the weather. The news says perhaps it's here to stay the night and tomorrow and if we get enough rain you know what that means:
Once the rains of September have done their work, mushrooms will be springing up left right and centre. I have never been mushroom picking and my colleague Luisa says she will take me up to the base of Etna, although she will not trust my picking just yet as I will not be able to tell poisonous from the perfect.