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)
- 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!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
- Sorting essays, stories and photos of our marionettes at last.
- Keeping my spirits up in February – nature – haiku – wonderful museum visit.
- Welcoming the New Year
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Tag Archives: Gardening and the Allotment – for the love of it
Onions, strawberries, raspberries, cherries and borage. To me the whole thing is like a painting, so many greens, a few yellows, pinks and a whole range of reds. The cherries are for cooking but can disappear overnight if a hungry … Continue reading
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The Poetry School’s first poetry Phd Festival where current Phd candidates shared their ideas and discoveries. Well if you are a late start poet like moi, how wonderful to get an overview of the world of academia and poetry under … Continue reading
After all the drama surrounding the big fire on Cranleigh Avenue I had completely forgotten I had intended to download my new pics on our allotment so it’s down to earth with a bump. A new reader who had just acquired … Continue reading
Allotment wisdom ‘little and often’ – ‘digging for victory’. People were complaining on ‘You and Yours’ today about being thrown off their allotments. Don’t let it happen to you! It’s not too late, start again right now! Bung some black plastic … Continue reading
Today Nicky lends a hand to make the allotment neat for the Open Day on Sunday. I don’t usually add posts about my allotment on this site, saving … Continue reading