Over the next ten to fourteen days I’ll be posting a good handful of Best of Year posts, including my top ten albums of the year, my top five writing music albums, my top five novels, my top five short fiction collections and a possible post on the poetry and non-fiction I’ve enjoyed this year. A review of my writing year is a strong possibility also. Apologies to those who dislike lists, or have no interest in what I think was great about 2011. For the miserablists out there, I might even do a top five disappointments of 2011.
In the meantime, here’s a video from the rather excellent Jonathan Wilson, who appeared on my radar a little late to be considered for any of the lists. It’s not Christmassy in any way, but it is beautifully shot. His album might well be my last music purchase of 2011: