The Something Monologues

TSM124 : Is Mathematics Real ?

Today I ask the question Is Mathematics Real ? and read some notes I made on the subject from my Mathopedia note book. The book I reference in this monologue is The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics, edited by Timothy Ferris and the chapter I refer to is John D. Barrow's What is Mathematics ? ( 

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TSM107 : Kyaking after the second flood of 2016

Today's monologue is a little different. Instead of talking and walking, I'm talking and kyaking, making my way down and up our normally dry creek, which is now flowing in the wake of the second flood of 2016. This is a noisy monologue, in which I had to be very careful not to lose my iPod. Hear me waffle on about the creek, the birds, the river red gums, the flood and some of the history of the creek.