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.

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We’re hiring! Could you be our next Don or Peggy?

Forget aliens or a message from God: this homegrown theory about crop circles is less X-Files and more Apple Isle (and um... stoned wallabies).

Watch a mysterious, masked band reimagine the classic New Order song using obsolete instruments from the 1930s. 

You know how it is. You travel around Iran with your best mate. Then one thing leads to another, and you find yourself quitting your job to work with traditional artisans pursuing thousand-year-old practices.

They’re inspired by ‘bothies’, a Scottish term for an abandoned cottage. 

A few handpicked odds and ends to Smith-ify your house (or give as gifts, if you’re feeling generous).

Volume 27 Out Now

Monday June 04, 2018

No bones about it, Smith Journal volume 27 is a mammoth issue – and it’s out now in Australia.

For just 10 weeks each year, the ice on Wisconsin's lakes gets so thick that fishermen can build shacks on top of them. Photographer Mike Rebholz documents this pop-up community in all its frozen glory.

How to Make Peanut Butter

Saturday June 02, 2018

It’s the most indulgent spread on the breakfast table, and – with this recipe in hand – one that’s pretty simple to make yourself.