I have been picking up the remote, pointing it at the TV and tuning in to Question Time.
Ian Warden is a columnist for The Canberra Times
Thinking mankind's spines have just been chilled by the decision of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to push the hands of the Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight.
All the talk is of Donald and Melania, I have turned instead to a better American couple.
Why I am so excited by Nick Kyrgios and left so weary and uninspired by Bill Shorten?
Modern-day tennis on Lyneham's prehistoric plain
Do Ministers know they are being wicked but lack willpower to keep their snouts out of troughs, or are they a wholly different, shameless species?
What if our beloved Canberra was made the setting for a major musical feature movie?
Readers, do you sometimes think that, boggling as some of the statistics of astronomy are, they are often outboggled by statistics of goings-on here on Earth, even here in the ACT?
The race to be the most striking object in a new exhibition of objects dear to the eight 2017 Australian of the Year finalists has been won, literally, by a nose.
Is Canberra an optimistic city? Dr Eric Kim of the Harvard School of Public Health has led a huge study into optimism (investigating 70,000 souls) and into the good it does us.