Ella Crowley
A 17-year-old sleepy girl who occasionally puts words together to form sentences, Ella spends her time starting projects that remain unfinished and trying to understand politics, so she can debate it
Hello, it's me again.
Poetry
I’m missing out on autumn / Taking a break from the leaves / A pause on my emotions. But I know when the sun comes up / They’ll just come rolling in on their tandem bicycle.
The Penny Mint Podcast: Going Live
Podcast
Ella, Mia and Jake discuss the pros and cons of going live in isolation, highlight their TV guilty pleasures, and share some pieces first performed at Stay In, Speak Out, The Penny Mint's fortnightly Instagram live stream.
The Penny Mint Podcast: Purpose
Podcast
Jake, Mia and Ella come to you from their bedrooms with a big announcement, but first: as we continue to self-isolate, how are we structuring our days? How do we find purpose?
The Penny Mint Podcast: Isolation
Podcast
Mia, Ella and Jake are working from home this month, so this episode of The Penny Mint Podcast sounds a little bit different to what you're used to by now.
1 min read
International Women's Day: Letters to Feminism
Poetry
Happy International Women's Day! Mia Boonen & Ella Crowley have both written letters to feminism - expressing their love for womanhood and their problems with the patriarchy
The Penny Mint Podcast: Identity
Podcast
Jake, Mia and Ella have found themselves in a new kitchen, as this month they explore the identity of a writer. Or a maker. An artist? A creative?
The Penny Mint Podcast: Beginnings
Podcast
How do you begin to write? What got us into writing in the first place? And what even is the plural of Bigfoot anyway? Mia, Ella and Jake are in a kitchen, and they have questions in this podcast, all about beginnings.
1 min read
Where We Are Now: an interview with Zadie Mccracken
Events
Where We Are Now is three nights of spoken word performance, produced by Zadie Mccracken & Brigitte Noonan, set on themes of body, mind, and earth.
2 Love Letters – Childhood and Adulthood
Video
One letter to childhood. Another to adulthood. Where we are, where we're going.
3 min read
The Search for More
Articles
Is there any more to it? There has to be more. Am I selfish for wanting more? Probably.
Conversations
Articles
Our life is dominated by conversations. There are the small interactions. But then there are the significant conversations that drive our entire lives.
Where To Look
Poetry
I don’t know where to look / Everything is so loud / So full of colour / It’s impossible to choose / Where to focus.
Stream of Consciousness: Year 12
Articles
Having a nice planner makes year twelve look a little less daunting, but only a little ... I want to do well and I think that's what is making me even more scared.
Self-improvement: Being Open to Healthy Changes
Articles
Self-improvement. It is a term you would have heard a lot about. Maybe you heard it floating around your weekly yoga class, you know the one, the one that you only went to because you read somewhere that it is the "key to happiness and content".

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