Smith Journal · A quarterly, Australia-based publication that takes unexpected, interesting, funny and sometimes complicated stories and tells them the way you would to a bunch of friends at the pub.

A Jonti Tune

Wednesday December 14, 2011

It's hard not to love Jonti's debut album Twirligig. Mix Beck's tropicalia and Flying Lotus rhythms for a psychedelic mash-up that goes great with summer (if our southern hemi summer ever starts...)

Friends On Film

Wednesday December 14, 2011

As the cliché goes, dogs are a man's best friend, especially if that man happens to be a 26-year-old Canadian photographer.

Toy Car Cityscape

Wednesday December 14, 2011

'Metropolis II' is a monster speedway of elaborate tracks and conveyors that took Chris Burden and Zak Cook over five years to build.

Pugnacious George

Tuesday December 13, 2011

George is a rather smart online biz from Melbourne that stocks no-fuss button-down shirts, ties and other man things.

Q&A with Grassdoe

Tuesday December 13, 2011

Photographer, writer and MA in gastronomy holder, Jonathan Levitt takes uncomposed shots of his life in Maine and on the road, then posts them to his blog, grassdoe.

Frozen Planet (DVD giveaway)

Monday December 12, 2011

David Attenborough lives the stuff of our kid (and adult) dreams. This time he's trekking through the polar ice caps and into the frozen wilderness of Alaska and Antarctica for Frozen Planet.

Notes of a Traveller

Sunday December 11, 2011

Stop taking notes on your iPhone and start jotting them in a 'Traveler's Notebook'.

By The Book

Saturday December 10, 2011

Nicholas Jones is a man who takes the infinite possibilities of the book quite, ahem, literally. 

Replace the low-grade, poorly foiled chocolates of youth with high resolution images taken by the Hubble Telescope.

Field Candy

Friday December 09, 2011

It's Meredith weekend in Melbourne and anyone who's ever been will know that one of the challenges of the festival (along with the inevitable inclement weather and the cataclysmic hangover on Sunday) is finding your tent in the dark.