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.

Alain de Botton's Australian tour is largely sold out, but you can still tap into his thinking. 

Pipe down

Friday February 17, 2012

Behind every great woman there's a great man, so let's spare a second for designer Katie Katzenmeyer's husband Andy.  

Pitch Drop Experiment

Thursday February 16, 2012

Pitch is a liquid, but you could've fooled us! It looks solid, it feels solid and you can shatter it into pieces with a hammer. 

Ben Davis

Thursday February 16, 2012

Unlike many street photographers, WA-born, Tokyo-based photographer Ben Davis has taken his image-making beyond shooting photos of the cool shit he sees. 

Letterheady

Wednesday February 15, 2012

Unless you count email signatures, not many of us have letterheads these days. Online curator Shaun Usher has gone ahead and collected a whole heap together anyway.

Northern exposure

Wednesday February 15, 2012

A few weeks ago photographer Christian Mülhauser was in Norway to shoot the Northern Lights. This is what he saw.

Manastash

Tuesday February 14, 2012

Manastash proves two things: your camping outfit needn't be boring, and hemp and fleece can look way better than hacky sack hippie drab.  

Whiskey business

Tuesday February 14, 2012

The guys at Kings County Distillery have just released a 'somewhat experimental' and rather timely chocolate whiskey. 

Buck (ticket giveaway)

Monday February 13, 2012

Buck is a humble man who loves horses and the eponymous subject of a new documentary. He's also the guy Robert Redford described as "the real deal".

Eat it Victoria

Monday February 13, 2012

If you like eating and you like Victoria (the state not the monarch) then boy oh boy have we found a book you're going to like. No, love.