Is he nowhere to be seen? That is only because he is writing up his thesis. He's been hiding in Ekerö, Sweden for quite a while now, where everything is quiet, idyllic and there is nothing to disturb his thesis writing. See for yourselves how idyllic it is:
But now he's back in England! Rumours have it that he's trying to get the thesis ready for submission in two weeks time. Lots of work, then. Probably not much time for blog posting until that's done.