This memoir is dedicated to:
- Laurel, my beloved partner of 25 years (wife of 21 years);
- Julian, our beloved son;
- My wider community of family, friends, and colleagues.
Your love and support have:
- Filled my heart to overflowing;
- Comforted me in my suffering;
- Given me a reason to keep living my life to the fullest extent possible, for as long as I can, under extraordinary circumstances.