This might just be the feel-good story of the year: Douglas Seegers was a homeless wannabe country singer in Nashville. Then he turned 63, and became a smash hit in Sweden.
Hard to believe, but it’s still possible to eke out a living polishing boots. These photos capture what it’s like out there for a shoe shiner.
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Hungry? Don’t eat without first consulting the Lucky Peach guide to Chinese dumplings.
Hands up if you’re an astonishingly creative, hard-working gem of a design pro who knows print inside and out and doesn’t mind swearing in the workplace.
Project Botanicals is temporary bar and restaurant pairing gin-based cocktails with botanically inspired food. And we've got tickets to give away.
One of our contributors recently made a short film about how he converted his back shed into a swanky writing cabin.
The world is full of people who followed their crazy dreams and turned them into even crazier realities. We’ve captured some of their stories in volume 15, out today.
Going somewhere? Whether it’s overnight or overseas, Elk’s travel gear is great for carting your stuff around – and we’ve got some to give away.
The world is full of people who followed their crazy dreams and turned them into even crazier realities. We’ve captured some of their stories in the next volume of Smith Journal, out June 1.
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