Category Archives: Cabins

Country Diary

  Sometimes when I read back over the posts I’ve written and as I look out over the fields it feels like I am in the middle of a Guardian Country Diary post, my day to day chalet life seems … Continue reading

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In like a lion, out like a lamb

There’s an old saying that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, and here in Cornwall that was absolutely right, we had terrible storms at the beginning of the month and halfway through they passed over … Continue reading

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weather, moons and root veg

  There have been some amazing January days, with warm sun and wonderful pinky sunsets but also torrential rain [that blotted out the view across the bay] and then the month finished with a smattering a snow. I say a … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Great Lakes Cabin

Here is a cabin that is a flat pack inspired by Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of Ikea. It’s called the Great Lakes Cabin and has been designed by Leckie Studio for the Backwater Hut Company and will be featured at … Continue reading

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cabin envy NZ

  This large cabin is owned by the director of a New Zealand architectural practice so its obviously going to tick all the boxes design wise and for practicality. What you can’t see from the above picture but get a … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Hawaii prototype

  We were driving past the University of Hawaii campus at Manoa on our way back to our holiday digs and we saw this structure being built, so the next day we made a point of parking and taking a … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Wiggle

I have been doing some work for a friend and old employer who has inherited a chalet on the cliff, one that he and his siblings would come and live in all summer long when they were children. Since his … Continue reading

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