Cara Barnard

TBS Next Gen: At 11, reading is already my life – and will continue to be

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As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Cara Barnard (11) extols the benefit of reading, especially in a mostly electronic world.

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Cara Barnard

Cara Barnard is an eleven-year-old half-Australian half-Irish girl who loves gymnastics, ballet and writing, although her favourite thing to do in the whole world is reading. She lives in London, England, but still writes articles for The Big Smoke.

TBS Next Gen: We should be discussing the elephant in the room, not riding it

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15) believes it’s time we move on from an antiquated tourist activity.

TBS Next Gen: Why “High School Musical” is the best movie trilogy of all time

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas puts forward the case that High School Musical is the greatest film trilogy of our time.

TBS Next Gen: Composting, not a pile of rubbish

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise Viera (9) discusses her entry into the important world of compost, and why it should become the rule, not the exception.

TBS Next Gen: Preteens on Instagram…use it, but take your brain with you

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Takodah Shea Wilson (12) responds to criticism that preteens are too young for Instagram; she’s forewarned, and forearmed.

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TBS Next Gen: Remembering Zynab, a girl that could have been any of us

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.

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TBS Next Gen: We’re not offended by Disney’s bias

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) takes umbrage with the media’s push for education against Disney. Let kids be kids.

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