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Bin Ladin's Bookshelf
A sizeable tranche of documents recovered during the raid on the compound used to hide Usama bin Ladin. The release contains two sections. The first is a list of non-classified, English-language material found in and around the compound. The second is a sel...
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Sheds at Chelsea Flower Show 2015
Off to #RHSChelseaflowershow tomorrow to see @PlantBelles garden & our hut. Apparently it's causing a bit of a stir.. pic.twitter.com/oNfvF7Rz8W — Barrel Top Wagons (@barreltopwagons) May 18, 2015 For more photos of these and other working retreats, take a ...
Off to #RHSChelseaflowershow tomorrow to see @PlantBelles garden & our hut. Apparently it's causing a bit of a stir.. pic.twitter.com/oNfvF7Rz8W. — Barrel Top Wagons (@barreltopwagons) May 18, 2015. For more photos of these and other working retreats, take a look at this post Shedworking's ...
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Technically, this shedworkingesque design from Urban Square is a mini luxury eco-hotel, but we think the wood and steel construction also has pleasant garden office potential. Large circular windows. In all, it measures 23m2 with sitting room, bedroom and b...
Technically, this shedworkingesque design from Urban Square is a mini luxury eco-hotel, but we think the wood and steel construction also has pleasant garden office potential. Large circular windows. In all, it measures 23m2 with sitting room, bedroom and bathroom, plus nice deck area.
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Garden offices increasingly popular 'extension' option
Extending living space has become increasingly attractive to Britain’s homeowners over the past couple of years, according to new findings from Sainsbury’s Home Insurance. Its report indicates that extensions to the rear and side of properties have been the...
Extending living space has become increasingly attractive to Britain's homeowners over the past couple of years, according to new findings from Sainsbury's Home Insurance. Its report indicates that extensions to the rear and side of properties have been the most popular kind of residential ...
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Bookdesk
Bookdesk is a combination of desk and bookcase. Legs of the
desk are steel frames with shelves on various heights. Frames are
separated by steel nets. Table top is made of
plywood. Dimensions: 195cm x 70cm x 75cm Materials: steel profiles, steel mesh, pl...
Bookdesk is a combination of desk and bookcase. Legs of the desk are steel frames with shelves on various heights. Frames are separated by steel nets. Table top is made of plywood. Dimensions: 195cm x 70cm x 75cm Materials: s...
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Nuclear bunker shedworking - part 2
Those of you who missed out on the nuclear bunker garden office we featured in March need fret no more as another underground option is now on the market, on with William H Brown for £15,000 
in Drybread Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough ( details here ). It w...
Those of you who missed out on the nuclear bunker garden office we featured in March need fret no more as another underground option is now on the market, on with William H Brown for £15000 in Drybread Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough (details here). It was built in the early 1960s and comes with ...
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Shed of the Year finalists announced
Bernard Shaw's Writing Hut Full details over at shedblog - Shedworking is backing George Bernard Shaw's writing hut. Interestingly, the idea of a moveable garden office appears to be gathering pace - The Cloudy Bay garden at Chelsea Flower Show this week in...
Bernard Shaw's Writing Hut Full details over at shedblog - Shedworking is backing George Bernard Shaw's writing hut. Interestingly, the idea of a moveable garden office appears to be gathering pace - The Cloudy Bay garden at Chelsea Flower Show this week included one on tracks. See video here.
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Open Book
I was on BBC Radio 4's main book programme Open Book over the weekend talking with Mariella Frostrup about my latest book Improbable Libraries but also a little bit about Bookshelf the book. You can here it repeated on Thursday but also by the magic of audi...
I was on BBC Radio 4's main book programme Open Book over the weekend talking with Mariella Frostrup about my latest book Improbable Libraries but also a little bit about Bookshelf the book. You can here it repeated on Thursd...
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Black Spider Letters: Prince Charles backs iconic hut preservation
The Guardian's publication of some of Prince Charles' letters this week was a bit of a damp squib, but we were intrigued to see that among them was this call to preserve Scott's iconic huts in the Antarctic.
The Guardian's publication of some of Prince Charles' letters this week was a bit of a damp squib, but we were intrigued to see that among them was this call to preserve Scott's iconic huts in the Antarctic. Posted by alex johnson at 4:40 PM ...
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Slice garden room by Todd Saunders
A lovely shedworkingesque space by Todd Saunders who we've featured numerous times before on Shedworking, Slice is a 15m2 small garden office/house in
Slåttevik, Haugesund, Norway. Features include a
bed, kitchen and bathroom, with a charming patio/courty...
A lovely shedworkingesque space by Todd Saunders who we've featured numerous times before on Shedworking, Slice is a 15m2 small garden office/house in Slåttevik, Haugesund, Norway. Features include a bed, kitchen and bathroom, with a charming patio/courtyard area complete with mature plum trees.
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Feature on seaside cabins in B&W Photography magazine
Nice feature on seaside cabins in the June issue of B&W Photography magazine @unclewilco @shedworking @BWPMag pic.twitter.com/1WsnEoDVlF — Chris Routledge (@Christopher_R) May 10, 2015
Feature on seaside cabins in B&W Photography magazine. Nice feature on seaside cabins in the June issue of B&W Photography magazine @unclewilco @shedworking @BWPMag pic.twitter.com/1WsnEoDVlF. — Chris Routledge (@Christopher_R) May 10, 2015. Posted by alex johnson at 9:37 AM ...
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Jo Thompson's garden office for Chelsea Flower Show 2015
Shedworking's favourite garden designer Jo Thompson is putting together a lovely garden - A Sylvan Retreat - for this year's Chelsea Flower Show. Commissioned by M&G (who sponsor the whole show), the garden is a retreat featuring a two-storey oak-framed she...
Shedworking's favourite garden designer Jo Thompson is putting together a lovely garden - A Sylvan Retreat - for this year's Chelsea Flower Show. Commissioned by M&G (who sponsor the whole show), the garden is a retreat featuring a two-storey oak-framed shedworking structure inspired by author ...
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Shedworking. The Independent. Crohn's and Colitis UK. Bookshelf. Cheese and apple sandwiches.
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