It was only when Concetta came to be her housekeeper
that Daphne felt the future of the house was secure. 'I didn't feel so
lonely about it all,' she confesses.
Concetta was the wife of Daphne's then gardener, Peppino
'I'd have taken her for her smile alone but I didn't
realise I was going to get one of the most capable people at anything
she turns her hand to.
And she's barely literate because the fascists didn't
The Cundari family when they first came to Casa Cuseni.
Concetta & Peppino with Nino and Mimma