Category Archives: Ann’s photography

April and into May – catch up time.

The new moon came followed by Easter, visits to members of my family. Deer eat the roses at my eldest son’s cottage and rooks nest near my youngest son’s house.           This is the  magical bluebell woods near my … Continue reading

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Hooray! A blue plaque for Bob Pelham in Marlborough

The unveiling and celebration is on 28th of February in Marlborough,  where Bob Pelham created Wonky Toys and later Pelham Puppets. The plaque is  a big achievement for David Leech  who instigated the idea and the council for their generous support … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday – Grandpa’s War – a poem.

              It seemed to me my grandparents had not really recovered from the effects of the Great War before the Second World War arrived. Grandpa had been discharged due to shell shock and the effects … Continue reading

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Floating into the autumn…

Floating is a bit how I’ve been feeling recently, but no I am not dangling from these strings!  ‘Chasing the Rabbit’ (my new enterprise) has been encountering a few teething problems.  I knew I would have to face changing my editing … Continue reading

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The snail trail – autumn and my one and only poem about cancer…

    Snellie is a tribute to Mrs Ellen Nye Chart, known as Nellie who took over as owner and manager of the Theatre Royal in Brighton in 1875. Among other things she invited 1000 inmates of the workhouse to a … Continue reading

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You haven’t written anything yet!

says the box that has just flipped up on wordpress.  OK! OK! merely distracted by downloading pics and drifting into thoughts about the meaning of life. Well it’s my birthday this week and by the way there is a poem … Continue reading

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Mood unpredictable as is the weather

First a heatwave then some cooling down and a poem of course.    Got so tetchy had to stop checking into facebook, if only to avoid the sin of envy.    So many younger people some of whom I barely know … Continue reading

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White rabbits for July and other bits and bobs.

It’s tradition to say out loud white rabbits upon waking on the first day of the month, because doing so will ensure good luck. So I had better remember!  My white rabbit came to two of my poetry readings last month and I … Continue reading

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Jumping about in June – the RA – Tenerife

  The garden exploded into action when I was away for a few days, typical! Now it’s still roses, roses everywhere and with loads of deadheading to be done.  I’ve sorted out the greenhouse yet again with raised beds and … Continue reading

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Making the best of March

      Despite the snow earlier in March, I managed to get up to Faber for an evening with Wendy Cope.  Amazing how a big glass of wine and convivial company can make all the difference, and on top of … Continue reading

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