One hundred Favorite Poems edited Classic FM Very Good – some classics, and all in popularity order. Not all to my taste but enjoyed remembering my favourites and exploring a few new ones.
Selected Poems Jenny Joseph. Jenny’s poem about growing old and wearing purple is framed on my wall so i was looking forward to reading more from her. Enjoyed some but didn’t thrill as I thought it would.
Women Poets of the Year 2015 I don’t know how this got into print! Words fail me! Maybe I am just not that sort of poet. I just could not see the merit in 90% of this.
Thomas Hardy Poems.
Doctor, Doctor – Rosemary Leonard A really good read – anecdotal about a GP practice, and with some medical interest too. Right up my street.
The little girl in the radiator – Amazing book about dementia. Recommend
Writing down the bones
The freelance writer’s handbook
The positively productive writer
Stephen Fry – The Ode Less Travelled
Wendy Cope – Family Values. Thoroughly enjoyed this and will look out for other books by this poet.
Mark Hadden – (re-reading) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.
John Cleese – So Anyway
A Streetcat named Bob – I had been looking forward to getting hold of a copy of this book for some time as it had been recommended to me. I was quite disappointed and decided to quit after a few chapters.