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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The magic of Bob Pelham in Marlborough
Pictures from the event are sprinkled throughout this post. The big day arrived, people gathered including some the younger relatives … Continue reading
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Pelham Puppets and making films win the day.
Suddenly decided to get back to putting films on youtube. Have lots of unedited footage including some to put to my poetry. But the easiest to start with today are our plays for Pelham Puppets that missed the boat a few years ago. … Continue reading
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An old mechanical Pelham Puppet display!
Amazing what you find in the attic! Just look at that – so intricate! This is Bimbo the clown, always a favourite in Pelham Puppetland. We used to know Bob Pelham and wrote a … Continue reading
Film edited at last! Mr Punch’s 350th Birthday Party.
More on ‘The Big Grin’ This film has been a bit of marathon, I had about an hour and half of footage. I wanted to make sure that every Mr Punch who had made the effort to attend was in the … Continue reading
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Mr Punch off to Covent Garden for his 350th anniversary.
Oh how Mr Punch loves the Brighton to London train, so many sights to see! At last Victoria, “Wakey wakey Judy”. “You promised me a taxi Mr Punch, they don’t make taxis this long, its an underground train Mr Punch. … Continue reading
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