Tag Archives: The Puppeteer’s Daughter

Why on earth did I try to become a poet?

I can sketch passably, I’ve been a marionette maker and performer, I have worked as a therapist and can hypnotize people! It was only when regression became the in thing and too many private clients wanted to see if they … Continue reading

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Poem ‘Minding Grandpa’ for Remembrance Sunday and diary entries from my Facebook page.

Well its November and Remembrance Sunday so I’ve included ‘Minding Grandpa’ I’ve also just realised I’ve been writing this blog for ten years but the poem is only three years old, so not too many repeats as yet! Grandpa had … 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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Pictures from highlights in 2017

Checking my  blog the stats tell me the script for Cinderella, a  pantomime in five minutes, gets the most hits on a  daily basis worldwide!  My old aunty’s chestnut soup recipe (1920) usually comes a close second. Visits to local landmarks are … Continue reading

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Frosty the Snowman – Happy Christmas

If you were a child in the 50s and one of your parents worked for a big company chances are you would be invited to the company’s annual party. Some of our early performances with our marionettes included works parties. … Continue reading

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Original Christmas gifts in Rottingdean – coffee and amazing cake!

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

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Miss Lottie’s Allotment

       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

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What would we have done without Alice?

Our family never stopped performing with characters from Alice in Wonderland. Today marks the anniversary of the day Lewis Carroll was born on 27th February 1832 Alice in Wonderland – was the  first and hardest film I ever made and … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from ‘The Puppeteer’s Daughter’

Isn’t it strange that despite Christmas being such a cheerful time some of us, me included, still spend time thinking about loved ones who have passed away and who we still miss! I moved to the South Coast shortly after … Continue reading

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Looking out for some fairy magic!

      The Fairy on the 12A – There was a fairy on the 12A today with white gauzy wings purple tights and pink wellingtons. Her magic powers spread to the lady with the new hip giving her gip, … Continue reading

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