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Shed of the Year 2015, Episode 3 roundup

Last Sunday Channel 4 showed the third episode of this year’s Shed of the Year competition, with the “Pub” and “Budget” categories. For me the Inshriach Distillery, The Shed, Cliff Hanger, and mountain shed were the stand-outs this time. Next … Continue reading

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Shed of the Year 2015, Episode 2 roundup

Last Sunday Channel 4 showed the second episode of this year’s Shed of the Year competition, with the “Unique” and “Historical” categories. For me the Treehouse and Anglo-Saxon Garden House stood out, but the Corrugated Cottage above all reminded me … Continue reading

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Shed of the Year 2015, Episode 1 roundup

Last Sunday Channel 4 showed the first episode of this year’s Shed of the Year competition, with the “Normal Sheds” and “Eco Sheds” categories. “Eco” included Cormac’s Bothy¬†(follow the link for lots of photos) which is a handbuilt, round-log cabin … Continue reading

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Plotlands in Jonathan Meades’ “Severn Heaven”

You may know Jonathan Meades for his quirky and often brutally frank documentaries about architecture, and in the first of his 1990 series “Abroad in Britain” he visits a then-surviving plotland community in Bewdley on the river Severn in the … Continue reading

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