Australian Magazine in Blog Form | Smith Journal

Now we know what W.B. Yeats meant when he said, “Tread softly because you tread on my dreams”.

The best day trips for the long weekend

Thursday September 29, 2016

It’s the long weekend! (In the eastern states, at least.) To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite hikes and walks, to get you out in the sun.

Make Your Own (Paper) Dinosaurs

Wednesday September 28, 2016

Ever dreamt of creating your own small paper-based version of Jurassic Park? This poster, free with every copy of volume 20, should be of interest. 

Bridges with Seoul

Wednesday September 28, 2016

Photographer Manuel Alvarez Diestro honours the bridges of South Korea by shooting them from their best angle – underneath. 

New Heights in Balloon Art

Tuesday September 27, 2016

Forget the sad-looking sausage dogs. This guy makes balloon animals so lifelike, you’ll think they’re the real deal.

The DIY Spitfire Repairman

Monday September 26, 2016

Meet the man dedicating his time – and driveway – to restoring WWII-era Spitfires.

“Ideas are like fish: you don’t make the fish; you catch the fish.” 

Living in a Smuggler’s Paradise

Saturday September 24, 2016

Forget Mykonos: next time you’re in the Mediterranean, pay a visit to this shipwrecked smuggling ship.

Printing Newspapers Before Computers

Friday September 23, 2016

Before 1978, newspapers were made by people who had to cast each word in molten hot lead. This is how it was done.

Thirsty Thursdays: Pure Scot whisky

Thursday September 22, 2016

There’s a new Australian whisky on the scene. And it’s made in Scotland. We investigate. 

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