My favourite books, films, music and meals of 2016

For the 5th year running I give you some arbitrary rankings of some media products from 2016.

New non-media categories added this year!

1. JR
2. Gilead
3. All the Presidents Men
4. 1984
5. Under the Volcano
6. The Adventures of Augie Marsh
7. The Recognitions
8. Submission
9. When Breath Becomes Air
10. Jerry Moffatt Revelations

Films (released in UK in 2016)
1. 45 years
2. Dheepan
3. A Bigger Splash
4. Kajacki
5. Wiener
6. Magic Mike XXL
7. Heart of a Dog
8. Leviathan
9. Carol
10. Eye in the Sky

Music (for albums released in 2016 and standout track)
1. Anohni (Watch Me)
2. Skepta (Konnichiwa)
3. Kanye (Real Friends)
4. Ariana Grande (Be Alright)
5. dvsn (With Me)
6. Beyoncé (All Night)
7. Rich Chigga (Dat $tick)
8. YG (Still Brazy)
9. ATCQ (We the People)
10. Lil Yachty & Dram (Broccoli)

1. Mugaritz in San Sebastián w stag ladz
2. Delhi food walk in Old Delhi w M
3. Bar Nestor in San Sebastián w stag ladz
4. channa masala at Amma’s Ashram w Laura & M
5. Roscioli in Roma w Jeff & Alex
6. mirchi bada at Shahi Samosa in Jodhpur w M
7. golgappa at Kashi Chat Bhandar in Varanasi w M
8. spicy fish bhaji & mixed samosa at roadside coffee shop in Oman w M
9. slow cooked pork carnitas w orange Chez Hog
10. Paolo’s Italian BBQ veg in Somerset w P&K crew

Top 10 active outdoor lyfe:
1. sending Lucky Luka in Kalymnos
2. climbing at Hadash
3. night surfing in Ekas
4. hiking round Telendos
5. walking over the Jean Claude & Christo golden piers installation at Lake Iseo
6. sending Marie Rose in Fontainebleau
7. climbing in Yangshuo
8. running London 10k
9. deer hunting in N Florida
10. Napali coast hike