This book would not exist without the efforts, nurturing, nudging and kindness of many people, specifically Dr Fran Wilby who works with me, week after week, keeping me true to task and on schedule.
David Lambard, Penny and Peter St Lawrence, James and Janine Scott, Maggie Davies, Paul Wilby, Simon Emmett, Debbie Pye, Chris Robson, my mother, my sisters Anne and Fran, my brothers-in-law Neil Galton, John Barnes and Jonathan Woodrow have all been immense supporters, listening ears and reliable friends, particularly over the last two years, thank you.
My sincere thanks extends to many others:
To Martin Liu and the team at LID for who provided their editorial assistance, insight and ideas.
To my clients with whom I have worked up ...