Saturday, 2 May 2020

Mr Benn, Lou & Ross too

Season 3 Episode 27

P-Soupers – this week we have an experimental episode – it started with a conversation with Louise Gardner – aka – my ACT Auntie and your ACT Auntie – where we were reminiscing about our childhood TV and in particular an animation called Mr Benn – which made us decide to record a conversation – well I say conversation – you may find it to be a gentle ramble – where we reflect upon one episode – Mr Benn and the Red Knight – and relate it to us as humans – particularly our values in life. As you might expect – there are several diversions along the way – including the legendary Mrs Slocombe from Are you being served?

Just in case you want to watch the episode of Mr Benn first - here's the link to the episode on YouTube.

I’ve called this episode – Mr Benn, Lou and Ross too.

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Here's the episode we talk about on YouTube - Mr Benn and the Red Knight.


That Brene Brown quote:

“Courage is like—it’s a habitus, a habit, a virtue: You get it by courageous acts. It’s like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.”
That compilation of Mrs Slocombe 'pussy' moments - makes me weep.

Here's the lovely review from Rebecca Alegbo - printed out for inspiration above my desk.



Lou's earlier People Soup Episode.

Find Louise!


Podcast where Louise discovered Russ Harris - Not Another Anxiety Show

The Happiness Trap - Russ Harris - 8 week online programme here

The complete visual summaries of the 8 week happiness trap course link here

Connect with ACT Auntie on: 


You can get Louise work on a variety of stuff from t-shirts to mugs - imagine that! At redbubble

Here's a great way to support Louise and her life changing art
You can support Louise with a monthly donation here on Patreon - anything from $2 upwards.
You can also make a one off donation for a cup of ko-fi here 
General illustration www.louisegardner.com


Louise also illustrated a recent book called From Neigh to Zebra - a colourful, whimsical tale of a horse that falls in love with a zebra written by Alex Frankel Schorr. It looks brilliant and you can find out more here
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  1. I listened to your podcast with Louise yesterday and it was great - both of you have such a natural soft reassuring style. I appreciated the Mrs Slocombe compilation even if my wife told me I was being puerile.

    The body language TED clip by Amanda Cuddy is at
    https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tedspread
    I found it informative and emotional - especially when she tells her own story, very authentic, not the confident person you see at the beginning of the clip.
    Have you or do you plan to do a podcast on FACT?

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