I saw this BBC News article today and I do like Billy Connolly. I enjoy much about his views on life, as a comedian and still as a person who now finds himself nearer the wrong end of the telescope, as he puts it.
I think the main thing that resounded with me (and I thought of value sharing here) was the idea of volunteering to take life seriously, or on the contrary to just have the best go at it as we can. Sir Billy is in his mid seventies but has Parkinson’s Disease.
I have elderly relatives equally at the wrong end of the telescope who I would love to be able encourage to look upon the challenges of very late life in this way. I like his positive approach to adversity and would like to be as positive myself in later life (and before that!)