Two. I’ve jumped, sometimes staggered, through all the usual lifetime hoops. Marriage, fatherhood, divorce, and remarriage. In the workplace, I’ve been hired, sacked, resigned, been sued and counter sued. Owned houses, sold houses, moved houses. Lived in the country, lived in the city.
Three. I’ve made a living writing and talking since I was 18. I’ve never believed in a book as much as I believe in this one.
Four. I’ve got skin in the health game. Both hips replaced, prostate cancer, bowel cancer, skin cancer, but happily now very much, as Willie Nelson says, ‘standing upright on the ground’.