The hole in the wall
A little boy looks into a dry stone wall and imagines who might inhabit it. Poem with illustrations. A6 softback (postcard size) 24 pages.
Words and illustrations by Ann Perrin
Produced by The Dry Stone Walling Education Project
The Puppeteers Daughter
The poems explore the complexity of life as the daughter of marionette makers and performers. There are poems concerned with life, love and loss, also the seaside, artists, allotments and the eccentricities of life.
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Don’t Throw Away the Daisies (illustrated)
Ann’s poetry covers the big topics of love and death with originality. Take for instance the title poem which is full of surprises yet also wonderfully poignant.
- Here we go Christmas again and a bit lost for words …
- My poem ‘Seeing’ is about problems with my sight and of course a little general chit chat.
- The puppets that went to the Palace and moving to Eastbourne!
- On World Puppetry Day, thinking about the part of my life spent treading the boards.
- Strange times – celebrations – love – loss and poetry
- More life and times of ageing puppeteer, writer and poet.
- My poem translated into Italian – Bluebells – Garden – Memoir.
- March – another month is flying by…
- Emerging from the chaos of 2020 inevitably older but wiser?
- Telegoons – based on The Goon show – their role in my downfall!
- Creativity – lockdown – but everything is the garden is lovely!
- Talking to myself – pictures – poems
- Early summer in the garden. Pictures -puppet – poems
- Memories – VE day in Balmore Street London N.19 and poetry.
- Happy Easter
- The way the brain may cope with self isolation –
- A magical mother – pictures – poems – stories.
- Hands upon hands and so expressive.
- Signs of spring in Saltdean despite wild weather…
- A garden poem and love the marionettes!
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Up to the Summer Exhibition at the RA
with my eldest son Robin a week or so ago. The exhibition is so well co-ordinated and every room beautifully hung. One of the themes is migration and includes birds and animals, followed by wonderful works including paintings, prints, words and … Continue reading
Original Christmas gifts in Rottingdean – coffee and amazing cake!
Pop into the Open Art Cafe in Rottindean for an Aladdin’s Cave of original Christmas gifts, Each one made by local arts and crafts people. While you are thinking about it all, you can also treat … Continue reading
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Notes from my journal – 2
Popped in to see the Gluck exhibition – Art and Identity at Brighton’s Pavilion Museum and on until 11th March. It is full of personal exploration, clothing, artifacts and indiscretion. But like so many other artists she came from a … Continue reading
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Arts and Crafts and Workshops at Ming
Feels very much the end of season now the last Bank Holiday before Christmas has been and gone! But then there have been a few unexpected pleasures…here’s one! Claire Harrison running and inspiring a watercolour workshop … Continue reading
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Love it or loathe it, it’s still a highlight in the calendar of artists and art lovers. We have always loved it. I used to go with my mother to the private view for years and years before … Continue reading
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The Grange in Rottingdean, Mick Bensley, a garden party and ducks!
If you get the chance for a chat with Mick when you go to his art exhibition of maritime watercolours and oils at the Grange Art Gallery and Museum, welcome it with open arms. This extensive exhibition features seascapes and … Continue reading
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With great artistry and touching simplicity – the Battle of the Somme
To commemorate the start of the Battle of the Somme today – 1st July Joe Sacco’s Great War cartoon graphic tableau of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on display in Paris (I first posted this in … Continue reading
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An Open house with bears!
Artists Open Houses weekends and Bank Holidays 30th April to 30th May. Hey what about TheBigForest Emporium a house with a special interest in bears! Stand alone bears made in felt. Mr Bejamin Rowling and Mrs Michael … Continue reading
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Rottingdean’s Art club
A new exhibition at the Grange Art Gallery and Museum from artists that attend Rottingdean’s Art Club. Neatly hung and with a variety of dynamic and interesting work which includes some hand painted prints. Rottingdean Arts Club is currently looking … Continue reading
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