Photo of the week: The guest house that looks like a shoe

Friday, April 4, 2014. admin @themovechannel

If you thought old women living in shoes was nothing more than a children's nursery rhyme, this guest house in New Zealand will knock your boots off.

Today’s other Weird World news:
Watch: Home collapses after single brick removed

Photo: Caters / Daily Mail

The cottage is located in South Island, although it looks like it would be more at home in storybook. The guest house was built by hand by Steve Van-Den Yssel-Richards and his wife, Judy, and has now been opened to guests.

The boot-shaped B&B boasts everything from a shower and cute courtyard to a fireplace and bedroom. The cost of sleeping there for the night? £150. The cost of saying you lived in a shoe? Priceless.

Watch: Home collapses after single brick removed

A home in Ashton-under-Lyne collapsed this week after a workman removed a single brick.

The property, located in the town near Manchester, worried locals enough to call out officials to cordon off the property, but when an engineer examined the property on a cherry picker and took out the wrong brick, the entire home collapsed.

Watch the dramatic (unintentional) demolitoin:

Author - Dan Johnson
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