Creative Archives - Annie Ridout

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I wash my face with handsoap

women tell me to use cleanser and toner and expensive products so that I won’t get so wrinkled but I just don’t care about wrinkles ...
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Seven Miles

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Fucking Bitch

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Friendship

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My poem went viral.

And it says something about how women are feeling. I've had a bit of a wild week. I shared this poem on Instagram and it went instantly ...
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What I want

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MOTHER

I go running in the countryside in a jumper that says MOTHER across the chest. And I feel awkward about it. Perhaps it’s because motherhood ...
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Horses

I wasn’t one of those kids that wanted a horse. I grew up in London, people didn’t have horses. There was this one girl, though. ...
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Stable?

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If you’re a writer, write

Simple as that.
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Everyone ages when I draw them

If you're older, you get older. If you're young, you get older. Everyone gets a bit taller. A few more wrinkles.  
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Me and my daughter

Trying some different techniques.
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Hands

I hear that hands are one of the hardest things to draw. So I keep drawing my hands. I want to nail it. A hand ...
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Trees

I like drawing trees. One day, I'll illustrate a children's book. There will be quite a few trees. I need to practise drawing people, though.
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My feet

I love the beach. Swimming in the sea. Even when it's really cold. I don't like the skin on my feet. But I like the ...
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Why I shouldn’t have deleted my first ever blog

In 2008, I finished uni, returned to London to live with my parents in their new house and started a blog. It was called ‘Annie ...
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Howl (a poem)

Thank you to Allen Ginsburg for the inspo....
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