Friday Fun: Shepherds’ Lifestyle

I often boast about being descended from shepherds, which is also the most traditional occupation in Romania (one of our oldest folk ballads features shepherds – albeit, quarrelling ones). There is no one in the younger generation to keep the tradition going, but maybe if I had a hut like one of those below, I might change my mind!

Now a popular form of ‘glamping’. I just can’t see my great-uncle sitting in that deckchair! From silodrome.com

They look more like railway carriages than shepherd huts to me, but I wouldn’t turn one down. From BlackdownShepherdHuts.co.uk

I’m certain that the only bath my ancestors had in their huts while they were up on the mountain in summer was in buckets or mountain streams. From WilliamHolland.com

Is it a shepherd’s hut or a boudoir? From shepherdshutretreat.co.uk

This is the more realistic sort of place that I remember from my childhood, from AlpinClick.

And here is a French one from the early 20th century. From berger.fr