Shedworking Issue 16Posted: November 24, 2008
Last week the Shedworking blog announced the third birthday edition of its free e-magazine, The Shed. It’s always an enjoyable read and this edition has a delightful piece on fictional sheds:
Not all well known garden offices and shedworking atmospheres are actually real. Naturally, sheds feature heavily in many children’s stories – in my case Jennings’ Little Hut by Anthony Buckeridge is probably ultimately the inspiration for this magazine – from the rustic simplicity of the Secret Seven’s meeting hut and Hagrid’s single room live/work timber building in the Harry Potter stories, to the rather splendid back garden laboratory which belongs to Charlie Ashanti’s mother in Zizou Corder’s Lionboy.