PhD Retreat at Port Moorowie

Clearly, I’ve been a very slack blogger lately.  This has been driven by me going into extended retreat at the small coastal town of Port Moorowie on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia to get my PhD written.  Amazingly, it’s working really well.  The town has a permanent population of about 20 households (with another 80 or so arriving during the holidays), no shop or pub and is perched on some of the most spectacular and isolated coast that South Australia has to offer.  In other words, there’s no distractions other than the surfing, diving, fishing and long walks on the beach, which seem to help me with my work (or so I tell myself…).  Until I submit at the end of the year I expect that this blog will continue to be a little quiet, but I can’t wait to start discussing my plans for next year soon.

In the meantime, here’s the view from the end of my street to make those of you that have to wear shoes to work jealous.

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