Weel duin tae Len Pennie wha hae bin nominatit in Scots Media Person o the Year sponsored by Dictionaries of the Scots Language, Scots Performer o the Year sponsored by Tracs in the Scots Language Awards. Vote now!
We askit Len Pennie o Len Pennie thae speirins. Vote now!
Tell us aboot yersel or yer ootfit.
A’m a student ae Spanish at uni but ma real passion is Scots, A dae the Scots word ae the day, an A scrieve wee poyums annaw. Ma main goals are tae further the promotion ae minority leids an tae destigmatise mental illness.
Whit wis it got ye involvit wi the Scots leid?
Ma grandparents gied me baith the words themsels an the confidence tae say them.
Ony particlar career heighlichts
The hale hings been a highlight fur me. Ony time weans engage wae ma work or A git the sense A’ve chainged somebdys mind aboot the leid… Class.
Wha’s yer plans fir the days aheid?
Gonnae finish ma degree afore A hink aboot publishin, A’m jist enjoyin the days as they come an tryin ma best.
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The Scots Language Awards are in the Gardyne Theatre, Dundee on 25th September at 7pm. Tickets are available to buy here: https://www.gardynetheatre.org.uk/show/the-scots-language-awards/ Performing on Saturday 25th September include Ellie Beaton, Anna Stewart, Gemma Johnson and more to be announced.
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