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.
Bill Bailey on why a handwritten letter is so much more satisfying than an email.
Bill Bailey on how diving helps him control his breathing and conquer his fears.
Bill Bailey on why no one has room for another shelf of books about decluttering.
Bill Bailey on why walking can be an endless source of happiness.
Bill Bailey on why stand-up paddleboarding feels like we are meant to do this.
Music is a companion, a source of happiness and sometimes comfort for Bill Bailey.
Why a need for silence, or an absence of intrusive clamour, spawned an industry.
Bill Bailey on the pleasures of cycling – with or without lycra.
Bill Bailey on seeking an antidote to the anxieties of the information age.