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Adaptation

This is a brief post about Tim Harford's book Adapt. A trail for the book observes that: In this groundbreaking book, Tim Harford shows us a...

Developing Performance Contexts: Ecology Insights

A brief post to note a remarkable Science Show program on Radio National. When humans first set foot in New Zealand almost a thousand years...

Home is where the hut is

Background Radio National's Bush Telegraph had a great item yesterday (23 June) on Huts in the Wild. Greg Muller interviewed Dianne Johnson about her new book...

The Music in Us: Lake Boga Days

A few weeks ago Mrs Carey's Concert opened in Australian Cinemas. Another music film, Seriously Singing – a Cinderella Story, was premiered last week, launched by...

First Person … Singular and Plural

I have been listening in awe to Brenda Walker on Radio National's First Person program. First Person is a: ... serialised reading of a published autobiography,...

Space and Place

Background I am becoming more and more interested in space and place. In this blog I have posted about Hometown Memories, Learning Spaces and the emergence...

Sentence and Form

Stanley Fish was a guest on Radio National's Book Show this week. The subject of the interview was his book How to Write a Sentence...

Executive Function and Cognitive Reserve: Effortful, Focussed Attention

I listened to Radio National's All in the Mind program yesterday. The topic was the bilingual brain. The program host, Natasha Mitchell, spoke with Judith Kroll,...

Wireless Experience

I have been thinking about wireless systems this week. At the weekend I was in Tasmania using a wireless Internet connection that gave me access...

In a Dark Wood and Out Again: Freedom

I have missed listening to Radio National's Book Show of late. I seem to have been in the wrong place at the wrong time...