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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Celebrating Winter Solstice in Brighton
Winter Solstice has been celebrated in cultures the world over for thousands of years. The shortest day of 2018 falls on December 21, today. It is known as the winter solstice, marking the day of the year with the fewest … Continue reading
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Watching the seagulls acrobatics above the waves, I was reminded we have lived here for ten years. I sometimes forget why we chose to do so, but it was partly the attraction of the seashore, swimming in the sea, having … Continue reading
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Cheering myself along on a dull Sunday – 3
No the content is not cheerful – but the art is wonderful and the sentiment essential. Time to go…I’ve been invited out to tea! x An award winning blog for a ‘blog that brightens our day’
a seemingly endless dance of intensity.
Seagulls enjoy the Lido…
before it opens to the public.
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My garden one of my favourite things…
Even if the Wisteria that we planted when we moved here has taken 10 years to bloom and is not really in an ideal place! I didn’t plan the garden exactly it has evolved, but we did bring quite … Continue reading
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A Sad Goodbye to Farthings
– after twenty years. Not that anyone has ever been able to buy something for the old currency of a farthing but what a lovely place this has been. … Continue reading
Life and Times of a New Age Granny
– The Garden Centre One of my favourite places to visit is the local garden centre Wyevale near the race course. OK full of Christmas overload currently (how many robin mugs does one need?) but they have wonderful cream teas and … Continue reading
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Choosing a diary, drawing daffodils.
I like the idea of a slim diary one that fits into my bag easily. But when one starts looking round what a tempting array! A couple of years ago I couldn’t resist the Faber poets diary, wonderful poems by established … Continue reading
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