It didn't hit me until I was at home, watching something on Sunday TV I can't even remember now.
OPINION: So, another entertainer has decided they really don't want to perform at US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony at the weekend.
"So, what does it feel like to be (insert appropriate age here)?"
OPINION: This is the time of year when numerous crackpots come out of the woodwork and give us their predictions for the year ahead.
Bertie the Biff, Tom Tickle, Oscar; it reads like a slightly macabre roll call of schooldays past.
I think I'm moving up the shortlist. And it's a little worrying, to be honest.
It was never going to happen, as I knew by the time the thought was fully expressed.
OPINION: It's still 10 days to Christmas and already the festive season has left me in a bit of a tangle.
As I turned away from the TV screen I was already in full rant in my head.
OPINION: The heavy clattering of a helicopter passing over seemed to confirm my worst fears.
OPINION: A little piece of my heart has been in Brazil all week.
Opinion: Last week we had another day when we could worship at the altar of consumerism – Black Friday.
OPINION: Does your bed creak?
OPINION: Yes, I've got a bee in my bonnet.
OPINION: How are the sleep patterns right now, folks?
OPINION: Timaru's emergency management adviser says now is a good time to think about how you can be ready for disaster.
OPINION: Last week I recounted my fruitless efforts to get a refund for the Abba Show in Timaru.
Opinion: I'm sorry, Michael Moore. Sorry you turned out to be so right.
Dear Hillary, as you know, even the weather is dark today.
Opinion: A costly purchase for a no-show left the Burrows muttering "mama mia".
Opinion: OK, so I cried.
Opinion: So, the Heart Foundation is phasing out the red tick.
OPINION: New beginnings. They're exciting, right?
OPINION: And now, the third and final presidential debate.
OPINION: It came up, as so much does these days, on social media.
OPINION: It was a classic case of: "Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time."
OPINION: Sick of reading about politics?
OPINION: Disappointing voter turnout in parts of South Canterbury should spur successful council candidates into working much harder to engage the people they represent.
OPINION: I have a question for some of you, and possibly a cautionary tale for others.
OPINION: I'm getting an idea of what Dylan Thomas was on about in one of his most famous poems.