Reading in 2017
Jan "His Dark Materials" trilogy (Philip Pullman)
Feb "The Age of Miracles" (Karen Thompson Walker)
"The Dispossessed" (Ursula K. Le Guin)
Mar "Ten Windows: how great poems transform the world" (Jane Hirschfield)
April/May/June ... "The Ode Less Travelled - unlocking the poet within" (Stephen Fry)
July/Aug/Sep "Lifesaving Poems (Anthony Wilson, ed); "Strong Words: modern poets on modern poetry" (W.H.Herbert & Matthew Hollis, eds)
Oct/Nov "Here to Eternity (an anthology of poetry)" (Andrew Motion, ed)
Nov "How We Decide" (Jonah Lehrer)
"Life takes longer than you think, so start early" (Joshua Bond)
Sort of Career:
Mining Engineer --> Academic --> Inventor-Designer-Maker of unique hand-weaving looms --> Teacher of the Alexander Technique --> Weaver --> Poet.
Englishman living in Portugal, grandfather, keen rower, religion survivor, life-long pacifist, happily married, specialist in tablet-weaving, no T.V for over 20 years, totally driven by the search for greater meaning in life.