It’s been a while. A good two and a half years to be more precise, since last writing on here. It’s no coincidence that this period covered the main writing of the PhD thesis, and the Viva, the corrections, the final passing and graduation, and the long post-PhD recovery. Hope and optimism were the last to finally return, sometime in late summer. But alongside much of this, I have been lucky to be able to work on some really exciting underwater acoustic projects, that I will write more about shortly.

But first, everything stops for tea by Jack Buchanan: