Tag Archives: Marionette

New Year Resolutions…Oh No!

Made a list of last year’s successes instead: Stayed alive! More or less kept up with promises to family and friends. Managed to keep my blog going after ten years seemed a pity to  abandon it Made a show with … Continue reading

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Writing poetry is scary

   and the wind makes me feel a slightly crazy full stop Blogging can be fun comma but I like proof readers and editors who put everything right full stop I’m a puppeteer’s daughter and my schooling was spasmodic spell … Continue reading

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Peddling Poetry

I was running this rabbit along beaches 60 years ago to publicise our shows! Today I had persuaded him to come out of retirement and help me peddle my new poetry book, which was fine until he collapsed with exhaustion! … Continue reading

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Eccles thinks he is off to Ticehurst on Sunday

which is madness considering he will need someone to pull his strings! He didn’t even ask me about the possibility of attending when he fixed it on the phone a few minutes ago with Kit Smith. But then he told … Continue reading

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Feeling blue?

Well it has to be the weather! No wonder the weather is a British  pre-occupation considering its vagaries. I am sure we were promised an August of wall to wall sunshine.                    All those open garden days … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to Everyone.

. . .from popular posts in 2014                                                                                                             … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from Frosty

Here is Frosty the Snowman, this number that was in our Christmas Shows in the 50s. He has also starred in other films. He is the snowman who nearly came to a sticky end earlier in the year, when I … Continue reading

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