14 Sep '11, 4pm

James and the giant garden shed relocation bill

James and the giant garden shed relocation bill

Since launching the campaign, Dahl’s descendants have come under considerable fire for publicly soliciting funds (£500,000 or about $789,450 to be exact) that will help painstakingly relocate the interior of the shack from the garden to the nearby Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (a green-minded operation, btw). Once the interior is relocated, it will be opened to the public as part of an interactive exhibit. Many wonder why Dahl’s wealthy family — including his maternal granddaughter, millionaire former model, author, and BBC cooking show presenter Sophie Dahl — can’t pony up and foot the entire moving bill themselves.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/jame...

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Making a case for the urban garden

Making a case for the urban garden

mnn.com 16 Sep '11, 3pm

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