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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Tag Archives: Punch and Judy History
The Weald Allotments celebrates it’s 100th birthday!
I don’t usually put an allotment posts on this page they are all under the heading ‘for love of my allotment’ (please see the header) But since it was a special occasion, here we … Continue reading
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‘We seek him here, we seek him there’ – Mr Punch is everywhere!
A new exhibition at The Fishing Museum in Brighton – seaside entertainment and of course Mr Punch and interactive workshops thrown in! A great exhibition in Worthing Art Gallery too.. . with Professor Glyn Edwards. … Continue reading
‘A Timber Idol’
I have just received a copy of a new book called ‘A Timber Idol’ by Martin MacGilp which chronicles Mr Punch’s presence in Scotland. It is a gem of a book and is dedicated to Francesco Cardoni who apparently was likely to … Continue reading
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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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