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Luxury Self- Catering Cottage Isle of Harris

Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation, Isle of Harris, Scotland. Beach view holiday home. 

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Chapter Two – False Starts and Dead Ends

Paul Honeywell

Having a vision for “a house” is one thing, but what it actually becomes is often quite another!  It is very easy to put up a square, boring box - even with contemporary twists, it’s still a box!  Of course, boxes are relatively cheap to design and to build - usually they come as kits.  And building a house on an island is not the same as on the mainland - materials have to cross the sea, and labour and skills are in very short supply.  So, the easier the better - right?  

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Chapter One – The Dream

Paul Honeywell

Our love of Harris started in 1977, when we went for our honeymoon. In those days, nobody knew it existed (“Harris?  You mean Paris don’t you?”).

 After 10 glorious cloudless days, with twilight nights with the moon hanging in a velvet sky, we were smitten.  We returned year after year, and as our children came along (all 7 of them!), Harris quickly became part of their childhoods.

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