Tom Smith was a divorced UK national in his 60s. He had two children from his first marriage, both children are now adults.
On a trip to Italy 20 years ago, Tom met a young Italian woman, Giovanna. They fell in love and got married in Giovanna’s home town, Perugia, in Umbria.
Tom and Giovanna set up home in the countryside, about 30kms from Perugia. They lived in a house on two hectares of land set to orchards and olive groves. Tom was passionate about looking after his land.
Tom and Giovanna have a daughter. Francesca, now aged 15, was born in Italy and holds dual British and Italian nationality. Read more