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.

Tokyo’s not all flashing lights and kaleidoscopic signage, as Polish artist Mateusz Urbanowicz’s charming watercolours illustrate.

Aussie photographers Greta van der Star and Tim Flower stumbled on this abandoned 1960s-era hotel while driving through New Zealand. We're sure glad they had their cameras on them.

Ever wanted to move to the bush, with nothing but trees and creeks (and the occasional fire) for company? Do we have the place for you.

Got a tree? You’ve got a canoe. (At least according to this mesmerising DIY video.)

Artist Morgan Blair gives the show about nothing the impressionist treatment. 

Much like anyone under 40, hermit crabs are struggling to find quality permanent housing. Luckily, these artists are coming to the crustaceans’ aid.

MoCU’s Art and Beer Fest Wrap-Up

Wednesday April 12, 2017

What do art and beer have in common? A lot, say the creative folk behind MoCU’s recent art and beer exhibition. Here’s our wrap-up of the event.

From Dickens’ mahogany slab to Melville’s portable lapboard, here are eight desks writers penned their masterpieces on – and that you could have bought if you'd had the money.

Norway’s futuristic-looking Global Seed Vault is getting a new wing to protect the world’s data from disaster. 

Not to be confused with Ghana (which it occasionally is), Guyana literally translates to ‘Land of Many Waters’. Which helps explain Australian photographer Matthew Dunne's latest photo series.