Today I built an igloo. I've always wanted to do this, ever since I saw a film as a child of a real one being built. I've built shelters in the snow before, but never out of "bricks". I used a plastic storage box as a mould, and made the bricks as one would make sandcastles.
The finished result was a bit on the small side, but it would take one person comfortably. Karen and I took some photos of it as it was being built.
The first course:
Almost finished - just a few more blocks to put on:
Making the doorway:
The finished article:
I thought of spending the night in it (there's just room) but chickened out!
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