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Ben turns dials and fiddles with switches on the radio, tuning into an orchestration of fizzing and crackles interspersed with short-wave broadcasts.

“What are you up to?”

Ben swings round on the bench to find Hanna putting together some smoked fish between two slices of rye flatbrauð.

“Lunch?” his question is rhetorical.

Hanna returns the question with a look that requests an answer to hers.

“Short-wave radio.” Ben offers by way of explanation, “Climate seismologists use it round here for discussing environmental changes – anonymities.”

“Yeah?” Hanna feigns interest, “There much going on?”