For my mother, Agnes Timmers, who truly understood the importance of learning. She has been a constant source of inspiration for all I have learned myself and taught others. And for my partner, Duncan, and my daughter, Elizabeth.
For my children, Celeste, David, Matthew, and Natalie, particularly Natalie, who is about to embark on this journey herself. And for my grandchildren, Xavier, Loki, and Aurelia.