During my time as a Fulbright Scholar in New Zealand I was invited to give the 2023 Stibbs Lecture, an annual public forum lecture delivered by “a distinguished astronomer of international standing”, at the University of Sydney in Australia. Thanks to SIFA and the Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Programme I hopped over the Tasman Sea to give the lecture on May 1st, talking about The Last Stargazers and the ever-changing adventures of life as a professional astronomy. You can watch the lecture here!