The Jackpine is a tree native to North America, although it will grow almost anywhere in the world. It is resilient. It has a basic form, yes, but grows to any shape that suits the light, suits the winds, suits itself.
My last year of University is coming to a close. Next semester will be a whirlwind of deadlines, degree show and desperation, while we all scramble towards the finish line of our Graphic Design degree. We’ll have our photos taken outside the Caird Hall wearing our gowns and proudly holding our medals of achievement, that piece of paper that certifies we did in fact, spend four years of our lives learning how to place type on a page (and much more obviously, I <3 Graphic Design).
An interview with Van Lifers Emily and Corey from ‘Where’s my Office Now?’ Corey, Emily and Penny Rose are a couple and dog who have been roaming the wild open spaces of America for the last three years, in their 1987 VW Vanagon Westfalia named Borscha. Over that time they have traveled over 60,000 miles around 46 states. They have funded their travels through Emily’s work as a freelance web developer. They set out on their journey with a question; ‘Is it possible to live an adventurous nomadic lifestyle and work remotely?’
So who are these Digital Nomads? Hippies? Bums? Lost souls? Rich kids ‘finding themselves’? Or lawyers, web developers, musicians, professors, laborers, designers and teachers. Entrepreneurs who run their own business and employees of global corporations. Single people, couples, and families, old and young. Digital Nomadism seems to be an option for anyone who really wants it. But can anyone be a digital nomad?