Vivian Le Vavasseur, a 26-year-old Oxford graduate, works as a musician and tutor. He lives in a yurt (a large round tent) in his friend’s garden
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A yurt (üi or kiz üi in Kazakh, ger in Mongolian) is a portable, felt-covered, wood lattice-framed dwelling structure traditionally used by Turkic and Mongolian nomads in the steppes of Central Asia. A yurt is more home-like than a tent in shape and build, with thicker walls.
Circular mongolian tent
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- To have as one's territory or sphere of work.
- To be responsible for reporting the details of (an event or situation): Two reporters covered the news story.
- A fabric of matted, compressed animal fibers, such as wool or fur, sometimes mixed with vegetable or synthetic fibers.
- A material resembling this fabric.
- Something made of this fabric.
Made of, relating to, or resembling felt.
v., felt·ed, felt·ing, felts. v.tr.
- To make into felt.
- To cover with felt.
- To press or mat (something) together.
To become like felt; mat together.
[Middle English, from Old English.]felty felt'y adj.
Past tense and past participle of feel.
Everyone who visits us here in our little womb, just loves it and doesn’t want to leave. Prompting to put in place a strict invitation only boundary. We don’t always work in here, sometimes we get up to a little hanky panky. So if the yurts a rockin, don’t come knocking.
Here are some pictures:
Wes working away.