It’s official: the Greatest Tent in all the world is yellow and can be found in the ballroom of 111 Archer Avenue. There’s a pretty little light-up globe in it, and the Rolling Stones on the turntable. The second greatest tent in the world is more like a teepee constructed from duvet covers, and features in some rubbish Diaz/Law/Winslet affair.
Violet and I made a tent this week; the old clotheshorse-and-blanket method, of course. She was delighted with it despite its rudimentary, unimaginative construction, and I can’t wait for the little creative touches she can add to a tent as she gets older, if one were to become a more permanent installation.
Born to be wild,