OPINION: Would you believe me if I told you that the job title "influencer" was a legitimate title in a modern world? Fair dinkum.
As I sat down to write this column, one of the Illawarra's most wanted fugitives remained on the loose.
ANNABEL CRABB On Tuesday afternoon, snow fell over the national capital. Government ministers and backbenchers didn't see it for a while, of course, as they were squirrelled away in a debate about gay marriage that ended up lasting longer than a standard school day.
CRAIG HENDERSON It's just on 16 months since we upped stumps in Sydney for a quieter life in the majestic Illawarra.
JULIAN O'BRIEN OPINION: Everything is bigger in the 'Gong. Arriving from a small seaside city in the north-west of Tasmania to settle in Wollongong, it was clear things were similar but a little different in scale.
Adam Gartrell COMMENT: Clayton was preparing for take-off when a passenger caused a stir. It was Bronwyn Bishop. She couldn't get her favourite seat in business class.
CRAIG HENDERSON OPINION: The street where I grew up was teeming with kids around my own age, but just one of them was an only child.