Thanks are due to everyone.  People here and our families and friends, … so many people have given us a hand on the way, not least our Mums and Dads.

And we could not have come to understand the big picture without the passions of those that have been before and those that influenced us directly, and still do ...

… Billy Joel (Honesty, Stranger and many more), John Lennon (Imagine and many more), Terry Pratchett (Feet of Clay, Jingo and all the others), Peter Bernstein for The Remarkable Story of Risk, The BBC, The Economist, Jonathan Porritt, The Wharton School of Business, The Institute of Management Development (IMD), Pestalozzi Overseas Children's Trust, Ballin Temple, The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management, Environmental Science, The Noosphere Reader, Scott Adams (The Dilbert Principle especially), Bob Waterstone (Calvin & Hobbes), Arthur Mee and his encyclopaedia, Walt Disney, Hong Kong, Martin Luther King Jr, Ghandi, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Alfred Einstein, Aretha Franklin, Charlie Parker, Linus Torvalds, Courtney Pine, Hazel Henderson, …

It is an accident that Astraea happened. Thanks to circumstances.