Everyone else does an end of year round-up, so here’s my vainglorious stab at the thing.
FICTION BOOKS OF 2011:
Maggie O’Farrell – The Hand That First Held Mine
NON-FICTION BOOKS OF 2011:
Gary Younge – Who Are We: And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
GRATUITOUS NODS TO BOOKS WOT I WROTE SOMEFINK FOR IN 2011:
GIGS OF 2011:
British Electric Foundation at Camden Roundhouse, London, October
Scritti Politti at the Trinity Centre, Bristol, October
PLAYS OF 2011 (PERFORMED IN BRISTOL):
Plus a festive nod to Coram Boy at Colston Hall, which I’ll be seeing tomorrow and reviewing shortly (with, err, Bristol Old Vic again!)
EXHIBITIONS OF 2011:
The Glamour of the Gods – at the National Portrait Gallery, London
Sistershow Revisted at Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
MOST POPULAR MJM POSTS OF 2011 (in terms of hits):