This Vancouver house carved out of stumps in the early 1900’s is our idea of swell, the perfect eccentric, elemental, minimalist retreat:
“…3 rooms.The lower stump on right was the kitchen, the lower part of the highter stump on the left was the living room. The bedroom, doorless, was reached by a ladder removed in daytime to the kitchen…”
It reminds us a favorite young adult novel we’ve read a million times: My Side of the Mountain, about a teenager who runs away from home to live in the Catskills. He makes a cozy house out of a huge hemlock stump…
Escapist/survival-fantasy fiction for a long weekend.