8 October 2019 – ‘Welcome back,’ the deputy head of Liverpool School of Architecture (LSA) e-mailed me. After 20 years I will be teaching at the Liverpool University again, now as Honorary Visiting Professor in Contemporary Practice. LSA, the school where Jim Stirling was taught by Colin Rowe. In the spring of 2020, I will be reviewing work of final year students and I will be giving lectures on the night before the crit sessions. I am appointed for the duration of three years.