Without question, being diagnosed with an incurable disease is devastating. It’s life changing and mercilessly confronting, but it does trigger deep resources that lie within. It dawned upon Gary to live with the disease will be like acting out a part in a play. Each challenge would require a script and a performance.

He had this idea because running a business, presenting at trade events and leading his staff already called upon his early standup comedy days. Now he’s performing his best act yet.

The curtain is well and truly raised.