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.

Hanging On

Tuesday January 31, 2012

The staid elegance of cold river fly fishing makes a serene background to Active Child's latest song "Hanging On". 

Looking after leather

Monday January 30, 2012

Rohan takes us through the slow, satisfying and highly practical process of caring for a sturdy pair of boots.

Leonard Cohen (album giveaway)

Monday January 30, 2012

The term 'singer, songwriter, poet' has been tied to many a pithy pop star, but Mr Leonard Norman Cohen is the real deal. 

On the up

Sunday January 29, 2012

At first glance Adam Ondra is a guy who looks more suited to building mainframes than climbing boulders, but he happens to be one of the best climbers in the world.

Reality check

Saturday January 28, 2012

Sean Hartter must own a time machine; the guy re-invisions classic movie posters in alternate universes.

Shooting stuff with Washed Out

Friday January 27, 2012

Ernest Greene from Washed Out is known for making music on stage, but he's also pretty handy with a camera. We spoke to him about taking photos on the road.

Sydney Story Factory

Thursday January 26, 2012

Reading a great story or cooking up a lazy daydream are two of life's sweetest treats.

The Meaning of Mate

Thursday January 26, 2012

Happy Australia Day, maaaaates.

Colour park

Wednesday January 25, 2012

Car parks are about as inspiring as industrial wastelands, unless they're under the creative direction of designers Craig & Karl.

Almost-invisibility cloak

Wednesday January 25, 2012

When we were young we thought that if we closed our eyes in certain circumstances we would become invisible. Didn't work then, but it might now.