A Simple Tent Amongst the Trees

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We all need a place to which we can escape sometimes. A hidey-hole for secret games, a quiet moment or time alone. So we made a garden tent.

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It was of simple construction; a few poles (which we found around the garden) and some strategically chosen forks in the trees.

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Ropes weren’t necessary, it was always intended to be a temporary structure.

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Some strong knots in colourful tablecloths and a sarong.

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A draped roof.

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Mat for the floor.

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Plenty of shade, tucked out of the way behind a bush. An ideal retreat from the busy business of being a kid.

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2 thoughts on “A Simple Tent Amongst the Trees

  1. We made tents everywhere, when we were kids. Living in Chicago we used to take blankets and attach them to the fences and it was perfect! One of my favorite places to be. We all loved tents. Lovely post.

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