More about bathers at asnieres…
If you loved hearing from Steven Barrett about Bathers at Asnières (1884), the Georges Seurat painting, and want to read more, check out this article:
ana sampson's recommendations for reading women!
Ana Sampson's Babble Talks was inspired by the research she did for her poetry anthology, She Is Fierce. Check out that collection and her others on her website! Ana also speaks of her personal experience of finding solace in poetry as a new parent, when he ability to concentrate on reading had plummeted. Her talk covers many incredible writers, including the following:
Hera Lindsay Bird
Liz Berry – The Republic of Motherhood
England: Poems from a School – compiled by Kate Clanchy
For reading diversely with children:
Billy and the Dragon by Nadia Shireen
Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
The Girls by Lauren Ace
We Are Family by Patricia Hegarty
You Choose In Space by Pippa Goodheart
The Dinosaur Department Store by Lily Murray
Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Girls Can Do Anything
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World
And some current novel recommendations:
Clare Lombardo's The Most Fun We Ever Had
Kate Reed Petty's True Story (out in August)
Thank you, Ana!
INCREDIBLE PERSPECTIVES ON OUR EARTH
If you haven't already, take a look at the BBC's incredible Earth From Space series, to get a different view on our world.
archaeology in 3D…
In his talk on the archaeology of London, Paul Duncan McGarrity mentions the incredible site SketchFab. The Museum of London Archaeology have worked with them to create 3D models of archeological sites and you can view them all online here.
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