Friday, September 13, 2019

Roald Dahl's writing hut

It's Roald Dahl Day today so there's all sorts of Dahl-related events around the country. Naturally, it's his writing hut and garden office that we've been most interested in here on Shedworking over the years so here's a quick guide to some of the most interesting posts about him and his shedworking lifestyle:

Roald Dahl shows how to procrastinate in your garden office


Up close and personal inside Roald Dahl's shed


Roald Dahl on his writing shed (plus sausages and snooker)


Moving the writing hut


Conservation work in Roald Dahl's writing hut


Roald Dahl's writing shed was inspired by Dylan Thomas's writing shed


Roald Dahl's writing hut by Quentin Blake


There was a lot of fuss about moving the shed in 2011 which caused a huge rumpus and our reporting of it was noted in the Guardian by Mark Lawson. Here it is day-by-day if you want to follow it:

Controversy rages over restoration of Roald Dahl's writing shed: UPDATED


Dahl's shed: Day 2


Dahl's shed: Day 3


Dahl's Shed: Day 4


Dahl's Shed: the media U-turn 


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