not all contributors wanted their picture published here, and some were not confident about their own voice. Hence the non-descript images and some tracks are dictated by us. But the most important issue is their stories.
the audio clips should play when you click on the play icon, however older Browsers need the Flash plug-in - most instances this is the case but in case of difficulty - check if you have a modern browser &/or that Flash is installed. And most importantly Flash should be either "Activated" or with modern browsers it could be "Disabled" (look at the Add-Ons section of the browser set-up)