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Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey shares his thoughts on life and happiness, exclusively in his new monthly column for  Saga Magazine

Bill's mix of stand-up and live music has sold out arenas around the world on his many tours, starred in the much-loved Channel 4 sitcom Black Books and Never Mind the Buzzcocks

The 52 year old even made birdwatching cool, presenting Bill Bailey’s Birdwatching Bonanza on Sky 1 and writing his Remarkable Guide to British Birds.

Latest Articles from Bill

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Written by hand

Bill Bailey on why a handwritten letter is so much more satisfying than an email.

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Collecting my thoughts underwater

Bill Bailey on how diving helps him control his breathing and conquer his fears.

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The joy of decluttering

Bill Bailey on why no one has room for another shelf of books about decluttering.

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Bill Bailey on the joys of walking
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Walking back to happiness

Bill Bailey on why walking can be an endless source of happiness.

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Stand-up paddleboarding: it feels right

Bill Bailey on why stand-up paddleboarding feels like we are meant to do this.

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Bill Bailey on the meaning of music

Music is a companion, a source of happiness and sometimes comfort for Bill Bailey.

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Bill Bailey on the happiness of silence

Why a need for silence, or an absence of intrusive clamour, spawned an industry.

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Bill's remarkable guide to happiness

Bill Bailey on the pleasures of cycling – with or without lycra.

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Bill Bailey: in search of happiness

Bill Bailey on seeking an antidote to the anxieties of the information age.

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