Tag Archives: ‘Oh What a Lovely War’

Ann Perrin – stage name Ann Field was this really me?

A couple of weeks ago a friend rang to tell me they had seen my name on a playbill on a programme about Morecambe and Wise on ITV 3. My stage name was Ann Field and I do remember Hulme … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday – Grandpa’s War – a poem.

              It seemed to me my grandparents had not really recovered from the effects of the Great War before the Second World War arrived. Grandpa had been discharged due to shell shock and the effects … 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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The Kipling Gardens in all their glory

                                                                                                                             … Continue reading

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OK – so mothers are impossible

They do have a tendency in later life at their children’s birthday gatherings, to go on about their children’s past exploits. This at a time when everyone else is well into the party spirit and talking about what’s happening next … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to Everyone.

. . .from popular posts in 2014                                                                                                             … Continue reading

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They came, they saw and I guess we all conquered.

Out of storage they came, the marionettes from the ‘Oh What a Lovely War’ feature film and their conservation is now more or less completed. Some of the soldiers helmets needed a few pieces of horse hair which is an … Continue reading

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