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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Fed up with shopping? Why not catch some inexpensive entertainment for children?
There is a free exhibition and some puppet and shadow shows by local puppet companies, at The Grange Art Gallery and Museum in Rottingdean. The shows are £3.oo each or a donation for large groups. You need to ring to … Continue reading
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A second outing in 50 years.
The marionettes are off to Duke of York’s Cinema, Brighton tonight to see a special screening of Richard Attenborough’s Oh! What a Lovely War’. They do of course feature briefly ‘in all their glory’ in the film, but what an … Continue reading
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The West Pier on its last legs?
Now another piece has fallen into the sea. What a great pity after such an impressive history. Eugenius Birch designed and engineered it. Built in 1866, using dozens of cast iron threaded columns screwed into the seabed, it was unique. … Continue reading
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