When I think about garden sheds the only thing that comes to my mind is the cartoon shed from Mr. Bean the Animated Series or some dull and boring place haunted by a creepy gardener wielding huge shears. That’s because Indians don’t really use garden sheds. Instead we have outhouses where all sorts of creepy monsters lurk in plain sight. So I am rather glad to introduce you all today to our British guest author, Sarah Oxley, who has written an interesting post about garden sheds that sheds some light on its non-boring parts (pun intended). Continue Sarah…
I never realised how much heritage garden sheds actually have, until now. In fact I was surprised to learn some of the trivia connected to it. And so I have decided to sum it all up so that we can all have a laugh at the expense of garden sheds and their wackiness.
Wacky Fact No.1
Did you know that in 1995 police arrested a fifteen year old boy for trying to earn his Boy Scout Merit Badge? Why would they do such a thing, I hear you ask? Well, he was building a Nuclear Reactor in his parents’ potting shed to earn said badge, and let’s face it sheds aren’t suitable for nuclear reactors! Just think of the mess (and the whole against the law thing, of course).