He doesn’t believe in getting attached to pieces of furniture; it’s the Buddhist in him. I suppose there might be a chair or two that I miss. I don’t want it to define me.” Perhaps that’s what attracted him to Who do You Think You Are? I just get on with life despite this being another bump in the road.” I wonder why his tour is only Scotland. As a matter of fact, I thought afterwards he tried to say goodbye to me, because he got very luvvie towards the end. On the last phone call he said, ‘I love you like a brother’ and I said, ‘I know you do’ and he said, ‘Are you sure you know? Robin worried about everything.” And it doesn’t seem that Connolly worries about much. And in my dreams I always go: ‘Pamela will be so disappointed with me.’ In my dreams I’m always staggering around trying to get home or drowning. I think it’s a reminder that I’m alive.” What We Did on Our Holiday is released on September 26. will be shown on BBC One, October 2; Billy's tour begins on September 29, in Aberdeen.
I have another house in Gozo, a wee island off Malta. He wanted to find other things to define him, or feeling his age more than he lets on, he needed to know where he came from in order to know where he was going to. In the way that women feel OK with gay guys you can do that as a straight guy when you are 71.” His complexion is flawless – he doesn’t look 71. We're speaking before the result of the referendum is known, so I wonder: is it a statement about Scottish independence? We would just lay in bed in the dark and she would ask me impertinent questions and I would talk. He was a joy.” He gets out his phone and shows me a plethora of Robin Williams photos. “No, he’s tired because he’s just come to Scotland and he’s knackered. “It’s an act,” he says and suddenly gurgles with laughter so you’ve no idea if it is or it isn’t. See - Billy Connolly: 30 great quotes - 100 funny jokes by 100 comedians The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
Smith found his voice and a new passion was born, even if he lived every day with the retirement thing set on low burn in his soul.
Knowing all that, I still hope he was wrong about the retirement thing.
Their behavior is destroying our family/relationship. Like many of us I’m related to a lot of mentally ill people. Stop arranging the desk chairs and get on a damn lifeboat.
There are at least a couple of bipolars and likely a schizophrenic or two hiding in the wings. People who won’t get treatment and continue to hurt you are the Titanic.
I hear versions of this story over and over, my child/parent/sibling/friend/spouse is sick and won’t get help for their mental illness. And sometimes you have to accept not everyone with a mental illness will get help. I don’t know whether he’ll even live to tell the tale. I don’t just willy-nilly tell people to distance themselves from intractable crazy for no reason, I tell them this because they need to be told. Find more of Natasha’s work in her new book: Lost Marbles: Insights into My Life with Depression & Bipolar.
Nick Viall and Nancy Kerrigan waved goodbye to the ballroom Monday after being voted off Dancing With The Stars.
The 36-year-old star of The Bachelor and the 47-year-old Olympics figure skater were forced to bid farewell to their fellow competitors in a double elimination at the end of the two-hour show.
(Connolly is very moved by the story of an ancestor who was an alcoholic syphilitic soldier) meant he’d begun to think about his legacy? “Yes, Jeremy Paxman.” He is soon to be in a very sweet and funny movie from the makers of Outnumbered, What We Did on Our Holiday, in which he plays a dying grandfather swarming with little children who adore him and who believe he has Viking heritage. I think it’s just my age.” Was he trying to prepare himself by embracing death to confront it and somehow take away the fear? I heard he had to be talked back into ever working again. He says it’s not in defiance: “It just happened that way.” He has lived in New York for eight years, and before that he had a house in Los Angeles. Sometimes I can’t play my banjo as well as I used to because my left hand doesn’t move as well as it did. That they assumed he knew he was loved and he didn’t?
When he moved he didn’t bring any of the furniture with him. It’s better when I’m in a hurry because I’m less aware of it, but I refuse to be defined by it. “I never stopped it and he never stopped telling me.