Billy Connolly is a much beloved figure for very good reasons. His comic and wise take on the world has had thousands rolling in the aisles for decades. In these chronologically arranged reminiscences he glides through the tough early years and the later more settled and sober years when the fires of youth have settled into glowing embers. Having got over prostate cancer, he’s facing life with Parkinson’s with great equanimity, having achieved a huge measure of sanity which is impressive, given the hurts of his youth. He’s a rare talent. This book was spoken into phone software, which had trouble with his Glaswegian accent.