PopMuse: Tweens http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Autumn reads – book recommendations from SPARK http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/09/16/autumn-reads-book-recommendations-from-spark/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/09/16/autumn-reads-book-recommendations-from-spark/ Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:03:30 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Sophia Simon-Bashall There’s nothing better than finding a shady spot and sitting in it for hours, safe from boiling to death. If it’s your thing, you can also lie out in the sun with your book – just don’t forget the sun-cream! If you’re stuck on what to read, you’re probably surrounded by suggestions […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Five books to read this summer written by women http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/08/22/five-books-to-read-this-summer-written-by-women/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/08/22/five-books-to-read-this-summer-written-by-women/ Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:29:09 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Anna Hill I’ve been enjoying even more than usual the summer time and its space for me to read, able to pick up and gorge myself on the books I want to read, rather than those picked out for me by out of touch, boring men. Here are a few that you might enjoy, […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ My school shut down our anti-gun protest. This is what I learnt http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/08/12/my-school-shut-down-our-anti-gun-protest-this-is-what-i-learnt/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/08/12/my-school-shut-down-our-anti-gun-protest-this-is-what-i-learnt/ Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:17:45 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Rachel Harris April 19th was a day of highs and lows. During the day, school was abuzz. Everyone was talking about the next day’s school walkout (planned in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida) – whether they were going to do it, what they thought the punishments might be, if they were […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Room 13 Studios Caol – Artist Opportunity http://room13international.org/room-13-caol-studios-artist-opportunity/ http://room13international.org/room-13-caol-studios-artist-opportunity/ Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:47:20 UTC room13_author at Room 13 International Room 13 is looking for an experienced artist to join our team to deliver part of Generation Creative, our project funded by the Big Lottery Young Start fund. The successful candidate will travel to, and work creatively with, local secondary … Continue reading → The post Room 13 Studios Caol – Artist Opportunity appeared first on Room 13 International. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Room 13 Studios Caol – Intern Opportunity http://room13international.org/room-13-studios-caol-intern-opportunity/ http://room13international.org/room-13-studios-caol-intern-opportunity/ Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:20:55 UTC room13_author at Room 13 International Room 13 is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team as an intern (paid!) An entry-level role, this would suit someone looking for experience in arts practice, administration, education, community work, enterprise and business. The successful … Continue reading → The post Room 13 Studios Caol – Intern Opportunity appeared first on Room 13 International. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock book review http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/06/13/the-mermaid-and-mrs-hancock-book-review/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/06/13/the-mermaid-and-mrs-hancock-book-review/ Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:32:49 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Anna Hill Content Note: sex work, sexual violence (in the novel, not in this review), racism (just a note that I’m white and not a sex worker) I first came across�The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock�when I watched�a video with the author, Imogen Hermes Gowar, giving a tour and talking about sex work and Georgian […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Artists to Check Out http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/05/22/asian-american-and-pacific-islander-heritage-month-artists-to-check-out/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/05/22/asian-american-and-pacific-islander-heritage-month-artists-to-check-out/ Tue, 22 May 2018 06:36:27 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Stephanie Wang May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a designation to celebrate the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. As a child of immigrants from China, my Asian American identity has been a core part of my identity, allowing me to experience both […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Post Adoption Services with Emily Collins http://adoptingteensandtweens.com/2018/05/07/post-adoption-services-with-emily-collins/ http://adoptingteensandtweens.com/2018/05/07/post-adoption-services-with-emily-collins/ Mon, 07 May 2018 23:00:06 UTC Pat O'Brien at Today’s broadcast guest is Emily Collins You Gotta Believe’s Director of Family Support Services. Emily morally adopted her 24 year old son when he was 16 years old back in 2010. Emily had such a strong sense of what it … Continue reading → http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy – a review http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/05/01/when-i-hit-you-by-meena-kandasamy-a-review/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/05/01/when-i-hit-you-by-meena-kandasamy-a-review/ Tue, 01 May 2018 06:32:54 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement By Anna Hill Content warnings: domestic and sexual violence When I Hit You�by Meena Kandasamy is the first book I’ve read from the Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist this year (you can see the whole longlist and the newly released shortlist�here), and it has certainly set a high standard. I’ve never read anything from Kandasamy […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ “Probably Just” – a poem by Jane Atoms http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/04/25/probably-just-a-poem-by-jane-atoms/ http://www.sparkmovement.org/2018/04/25/probably-just-a-poem-by-jane-atoms/ Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:59:32 UTC Yas Necati at Spark Movement Content note: Domestic violence, partner violence My mother says, “I know you can do better” But she probably just doesn’t like the way you look. Because I love you, and I know you love me too. My sister says, “He wouldn’t be a responsible father” But she probably just thinks you party too hard. Because […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/