Like many Canberrans, I left the capital just after Christmas to have a holiday break with my family.
It was pretty confronting to return to phone and radio range to hear about the floods and devastation across Queensland and other parts of Australia. It put our wet camping experience in perspective.
To be a viable alternative government, the ACT Greens need to start pulling their socks up and get to work on the areas where the major parties have the market to themselves.
But I care not for your ultimate frisbee, zumba, fit mums or organic permaculture techniques, I am a public lecture fanatic.