Harry Bucknall

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location London, United Kingdom
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Introduction After service in the British Army, Harry Bucknall, 46, worked in the oil and mining industry and as a consultant in the Middle East. Harry has also produced theatre on the London Fringe, sat on the Olivier Awards Panel and acted as reviewer for Arts Council, London and a number of West End publications. In May 2006, he left London for Venice and travelled the Greek Archipelago, returning in November to write In the Dolphin’s Wake (www.bene-factum.co.uk), the tale of his journey. He has appeared on Radio 4’s Excess Baggage with John McCarthy and since written for The Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Irish Independent, Country Life and various other travel publications. He lives in London and Dorset with an errant Jack Russell, Sam.
Favorite Books Voyage Round My Father by John Mortimer, Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee, A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, The Pillars of Hercules by Paul Theroux, Love & War in the Appenines by Eric Newby, A Particular Friendship by Dirk Bogarde, A Short Walk from Harrods by Dirk Bogarde, My Family & Other Animals by Gerlad Durrell, The Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan, The Old Man & the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, Reflections on a Marine Venus by Lawrence Durrell, Cleopatra's Wedding Gift by Robert Tewdwr Moss, Pleasures of a Tangled Life by Jan Morris, The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway, Eight Bells & Top Masts by Christopher Lee