Episode 84 - Len Pennie

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Thrawn and Crabbit – It’s yours if ye grab it. CONTENT WARNING: We do discuss mental health, bullying and there is discussion round suicide. In today’s episode it’s all the Elaine and Misha chat with the incredible Len Pennie. Lennie is a poet, a linguist and is currently studying languages at St Andrews university. She is also an activist for mental health awareness as a sufferer herself she is passionate about creative truthful and impowering dialogue around this. It’s a rollercoaster of an episode as we discuss everything from COVID to who we wear makeup for. Settle in for our first episode back about our break. We’ve missed you all. LENNIE PENNIE A poet who writes predominantly in the Scots language to destigmatise mental health illness and minority languages. “A warrior poet held together wae spite and duct tape.” Twitter: @Lenniesaurus Youtube: Miss Punny Pennie Samaritans NHS lists for Mental Health Charities & Helplines Website: Persistent and Nasty Instagram: @persistentandnasty Twitter: @persistentnasty PAYPAL https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/persistentandnasty for those who can donate. A million thanks and love. Resources https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-women-in-film https://www.gofundme.com/f/bme-business-fund https://www.scottishtrans.org/support/support-groups-in-scotland/ https://www.thetrevorproject.org https://bornthisway.foundation/ https://itgetsbetter.org https://www.alerojasmine.com/ https://bespokebinny.com/ https://pelicansandparrots.com/ https://www.matuggarum.com/ https://sheniandteni.com/ https://lihabeauty.com https://ibereapparel.com/ https://blacklivesmatter.carrd.co/ https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://m4bl.org/ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasic https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd https://justiceforbreonna.org/ https://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud https://www.anothermag.com/fashion-beauty/12570/black-british-owned-businesses-to-buy-from-now-fashion-beauty-design-lifestyle https://theeverymom.com/black-history-month-books-for-kids/ https://themadmommy.com/black-owned-etsy-shops/ Join our Zoom Coffee Morning every Friday at 11am GMT, email persistentandnasty@gmail.com WeAudition offer: For 25% off your monthly subscription quote: NASTY25 Backstage Offers: Get a free 12 months Actor Subscription: https://join.backstage.com/persistentnasty-uk-12m-free/ Or if you've got a project to cast, you can Post Castings for free: Apply promo code PERSISTENTANDNASTY at the checkout

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