Annie Featured In Washington Post Article
“This is not a museum,” says Annie, the vivacious Dylan Thomas enthusiast who has restored the poet’s childhood home in Swansea, an industrial city on the south coast of Wales. “I’m the oldest thing in this house!”
At about 60, Annie, who tells me to call her by her first name, is displaying some Welsh hyperbole — she’s hardly the oldest thing in this loving memorial to Wales’s best-loved English-language poet. There’s a typewriter from the 1920s, colorful drawings based on phrases from Thomas’s poetry, antique copper kettles, even oblong filament light bulbs that look like something fashioned by Thomas Edison.