Canvass: The Art of Description: The J. Peterman Company

The Art of Description: The J. Peterman Company Working as a freelance market editor and stylist involves quickly scanning look books, websites, blogs and stores for the perfect pieces to complete a photo shoot. So, with all the running around and quick decisions, I sometimes miss just browsing and enjoying the shopping experience. Which is why, when my friend Nivara pulled out The J. Peterman Company catalog on the subway the other day, I got very nostalgic. I’ll be honest, I’ve never bought anything, but it’s so fun to comb through and look at the illustrations and creative, sometimes historic …

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camp force nomads

The “Camperforce” is a 2000+ strong army of retirees in RVs, a choice most were forced into when the value of their homes and pensions was wiped out in the 2008 crisis — as many of them neared literal starvation and destitution, they began to travel from Amazon warehouse to Amazon warehouse, serving as a seasonal workforce of elderly, frail but diligent workers who put their bodies in harm’s way to pack our Christmas supplies. Amazon has nurtured and recruited the Camperforce with stretching classes, recruiters at RV parks, swag, and advice on which Amazon products to order to help …

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living frugal travel more

Frugal fashion writer spends just £100 a week globe-trotting in five star luxury – and has revealed how she does it The 23-year-old magazine writer says her strict lifestyle and diet of tinned fish and vegetables saves her £600 each month. Bridie Wilkinson, 23, swears by a strict diet of tinned fish and vegetables and walking instead of taking the tube. The fashion writer, from London, says the changes, have saved her £600 per month and have allowed her to save enough money to travel to luxury resorts in 19 countries. She has enjoyed stays at the luxurious Anantara Uluwatu …

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co housing happiness

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Co housing happiness factor

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wave rider

‘Pipe Dream’ motorbike rider surfing giant wave ‘thought he was a goner’ The rider filmed surfing giant waves on his Motocross bike in a video ad for DC Shoes has said he “gave up the will to live” when the stunt went horribly wrong. The video of Robbie Maddison, who has adapted his Motocross bike to ride waves, has clocked up almost 4m views less than 24 hours since being posted on the YouTube channel of skate and snowboard brand DC Shoes . The four-minute video, called Robbie Maddison’s “Pipe Dream”, shows remarkable footage of the Australian riding the world …

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On the nomadic identity of migrating lifestyles

On the nomadic identity of migrating lifestyles review of Rand, S. and Felty, H. (2013) Life between borders: The nomadic life of curators and artists. New York: apexart. (PB, pp. 112, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-933347-65-3). In Life between borders: The nomadic life of curators and artists ten international art professionals address the effect of frequent travel and movement on their lives, perspectives and identities. Today, travelling the globe is projected as an essential part of how curators and artists are supposed to work. Words like nomad, migration, dislocation, deterritorialisation, and connectivity, among others, have appeared with increasing frequency and enthusiasm in descriptions …

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