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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Poetry for the book ‘Paul Smith by Rottingdean Bazaar’.
I had an amazing stroke of luck a few weeks ago when James and Luke from Rottingdean Bazaar popped into the Open Art Cafe in Rottingdean and discovered the poems on display written by members of the Pop in … Continue reading
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
Posted in Brighton - out and about, Cheer yourself up on a dull day, Famous places, Galleries and Art in widest sense, Photography Tagged Art, Art and battle of the Somme, Battle of the Somme, Brighton - out and about, Cheer yourself up on a dull day, historic cartoons, history, Photography 8 Comments
Boots for gnomes?
It was a bit a matter of divided loyalties today! Should I stay in the make the boots I’d promised a disgruntled gnome, the one in blue of the left? Go to the allotment in the rain to plant my garlic? … Continue reading
History and happiness in Les Andelys – France
I love Paris, all of it! I love Dieppe, where several of the impressionists enjoyed the light. I love Albi where both my parents have their ashes sprinkled. Albi is near where our dearest friends live in St Sulpice. … Continue reading
Dismantling the print shop!
Those were the days! We had blocks made, printed our own leaflets, programmes etc. There was something special about all the paraphenalia that went into … Continue reading
Posted in Brighton - out and about, Galleries and Art in widest sense, Marionette, Photography, Puppethouse mayhem Tagged Adana, Galleries and Art in widest sense, Having a bad hair day!, history, Key stages - puppetry, Letterpress, Out and about in Brighton, Photography, Picture poetry, Print blocks, PUK, Puppet programmes, Puppethouse mayhem, The British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild, Typesetting 2 Comments