End of CourseMay 29th, 2014Now Be a Rebel: Enjoy your Exam! :D
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Category Archives: Poetry
This was one of the actions women organized to fight for respect. Here is an article which mentions it, along with other recent actions: http://www.wri-irg.org/es/node/23047 Advertisements
Dear all, over the weekend I managed to finish a story I had wanted to write for years and never could. I did write one called first “Carta a Sara” and then “Escribo en un cartón”, but the story was … Continue reading
Do not fear mistakes. There are none. Miles Davis (1927 – 1991) – one of the greatest musicians ever! Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts. Jim Morrison When you lose, you’re more motivated. When you … Continue reading
Telling yourself this amazing poem will soothe you, like a lullaby, and help you get ready to focus before getting your exam papers! (Demented laughter!) 😀 😀 It also helps when you have to stand for hours in a line! … Continue reading
Feminist World Book Day – because it makes sense! ❤ I’m inviting you to post the names of the women writers you have read, and if those are far too many, your favorites/favourites! I’m also inviting you all to make … Continue reading
Dear all, next Wednesday, April 25 (International Book Day) and Thursday April 26, I’ll be raffling a few books, to celebrate World Book Day! I created the video My Bedside Table This Winter so that you all can watch it. … Continue reading
Classroom activities after reading the novel. 5A is opening this way! ❤ TenPoints (3 Word pages, but I’ll print 1 & 2 in one page to give out as a handout) – for Quinto A today.
Posted on Occupy London (Fb) * Cats as rolemodels for being independent thinkers!
Sadness makes me weak, so although I know that sometimes one is sad and blue, I try to leave that mood as soon as I manage it, and mostly thanks to a love for life and living. Life is hard, … Continue reading
“As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world” (Virginia Woolf) The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911 and is celebrated annually on 8 March with thousands of events across the … Continue reading
I have just translated a cyberpostcard we share at mujerpalabra.net about the importance of language – how it shapes what we think and how we relate. Social movements posed this idea in the May 68 movement, for instance, the connection … Continue reading
Edited bits in purple It’s been a pleasure to read your work, people, and a special treat to read the compos on Changing Roles and Women. We are changing! Finally! ❤ 🙂 As I’m a veteran feminist thinker and activist, … Continue reading
Dear students! Welcome back! I hope this second part of the course is of your interest, and that you intensify your work, to consolidate your learning and learn much more! I’m preparing an orgasmic Exam Practice Month for February! So … Continue reading
I have neglected talkingpeople.net for the past years, but I do hope to get some time to work on updating it all and improving its organization. Thanks to the students who are contributing their work this year, by the way! … Continue reading
Mums and daughters learning stuff society teaches all the time. http://www.upworthy.com/watch-a-student-totally-nail-something-about-women-that-ive-been-trying-to-articulate-for-37-years-6
Starting from developing some fundamental respect for yourself… There’s no respect for others when we don’t respect ourselves. Starting from learning to identify who is exerting what kind of violence, avoiding lynching people who have the courage to do precisely … Continue reading
For Raquel (Y5A) and people interested in knowing where we come from… The social revolutions in the 20th century… and the most powerful nonviolent revolution ever: feminism! 🙂 May 68 slogans Now tell me, what do you think these slogans … Continue reading
Today an adorable student mentioned loneliness. I often wonder about loneliness. I think loneliness is complex, but not always negative. Actually, I think loneliness is one of the sisters of freedom, of loving freedom in the sense of having your … Continue reading
Some people say goodbyes are always sad. I definitely disagree with this. Obviously, how sad a goodbye gets will depend on where the person leaving is heading. Is she going on a holiday or is it a goodbye for ever? … Continue reading
My dearest colleague, Rosa, has died. This happened yesterday. And today I was sending her the draft ebook we’ve been working on for the past year, a bunch of adorable teachers, who love revolutions because we do lots of loving … Continue reading
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the … Continue reading
Well, tonight is the night when some people around the world remember their lost ones. In Christian religions — as they usually do, they took the idea from pagan festivals, in this particular case, the Celtic harvest festivals — they … Continue reading
Here is a poem I love – Click on Marilyn’s pic (audio at the Talking People Podcast) Hope you like it, too!
Some people have started, it seems! Thanks, Allegra! ❤ Dreams, by Langston Hughes
The 2013 press release written by Michael, the man in California who launched this amazing global event, mentioned different kinds of struggles but not feminism. So I sent him this email, in the hope he would add a little word … Continue reading