Seeking a second home, Bob a Abi found a dilapidated old country house with 6 acres in a tiny hamlet surrounded by mountains deep in the Hautes Corbieres; a region where ruined Cathar fortresses rise starkly against the skyline and place names are in both French a Occitan. Set in magnificent scenery within a protected forestry area that is a haven for wildlife and with a climate varying from snowy winters to summer Canicules, the location has a timeless atmosphere. A selection from several years of humorous a informative e-mails accompanied by over 60 B/W photos chronicles their purchase a renovation and how they became part of a close knit community whilst overcoming numerous logistical a technical problems to realize their ideal.les Moulins - Sun 24th July 2005 Hi Pete, we were at home in UK from end of May until just over a week ago as this year our aim was ... We met a second-great -cousin, whom shea#39;d traced back on her grandfathera#39;s side. ... on Sun 19th June set off via a night in Newcastle then on to Lairg for the Dunroamin Caravan Park ( couldna#39;t make it up could you?) ... Wea#39;d decided to stay there overnight rather than push ourselves and have the additional problem of opening up the house after dark.
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