Doesn’t swinging in a hammock really appeal today? Maybe you’d have a brand new book to dive into; a cocktail or two, and a kind slave to feed you grapes. Just make sure you have a mosquito-proof hammock. This one’s $US100, and folds into a tiny pouch when you’re done. [Hammacher via Werd]
Mosquito-Proof Hammock Makes Swamps So Much More Relaxing
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