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)
- Here we go Christmas again and a bit lost for words …
- My poem ‘Seeing’ is about gradually losing 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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Buckingham Palace In the early 50s my parents were invited to entertain the Queen, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and their friends. We had clowns, a puppet circus, a white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, a garden ballet, singers, dancers … Continue reading
Pop into the Open Art Cafe in Rottindean for an Aladdin’s Cave of original Christmas gifts, Each one made by local arts and crafts people. While you are thinking about it all, you can also treat … Continue reading
Rottingdean’s beach last Sunday was covered with all kinds of curious seaweed. Here and there a slipper shell and a few wrinkled crab husks their undersides a bright sky blue. Further along there was a pearly white well worn oyster … Continue reading
Of course the poem that follows is based on fact! My mother fell in love with an allotment in South London over 15 years or so ago and it became the highlight of her retirement. I worked on … Continue reading
– 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
Rottingdean Windmill, ‘where sheep may safely graze’ and the new … Continue reading
When I am bereft of words the natural world then fills the gap.
in Brighton, Hove. Rottingdean, Saltdean and on the wonderful Weald Allotment …
Well it was St George’s Day Celebations and the Queen Vic in Rottingdean had pulled out all the stops. There was the wonderful Imogen and her jazz group, a visit from retired greyhounds. Later the Copper family folk … Continue reading