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)
- 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!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
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Tag Archives: The Weald Allotment
only one cabbage but the joys of pottering about on our wonderful allotment on the Weald. An award winning blog for a ‘blog that brightens our day’
in Brighton, Hove. Rottingdean, Saltdean and on the wonderful Weald Allotment …
The dragonfly on the curtain the day after arriving back from Swanwick I took as a good omen. Then the sweetcorn on the allotment looked amazing. I have never grown it before and was told to grow it in a … Continue reading
My garden, one of my son’s wild meadow, busy bees and ants nest (enlarged) on The Weald Allotment.
Onions, strawberries, raspberries, cherries and borage. To me the whole thing is like a painting, so many greens, a few yellows, pinks and a whole range of reds. The cherries are for cooking but can disappear overnight if a hungry … Continue reading
so less of muddy boots, digging, clearing pathways, weeding, fences falling down, slugs having a party, a stray animal digging up parsnips for a midnight feast and more of tomatoes, garlic, onions and other things to eat! and I … Continue reading
Discovered clumps of bluebells in the rain on our allotment yesterday. Alan was a gem, dug a trough and did odd jobs like some guys tend to… Been a bit poorly on and off for the last two weeks … Continue reading
Could not get them any bigger without losing quality, maybe better for being little gems. Met up with grandchildren all home from Uni with plenty of tales to tell. The beach hut had not blown away in … Continue reading
in my garden so that’s it – Spring has definitely arrived! The allotment on the Weald is doing fine too, even if we did have to tie up the fence with bits of string.
Despite the fact that our allotment looks a bit neglected, the garlic from the site shop is sprouting. Bought some more at Asda yesterday and some seed potatoes at the garden centre. Never know which to buy so many to choose … Continue reading