Something struck me as I watched the terrifying climactic scenes in Oscar-nominated film Jojo Rabbit on a big cinema screen in Aberdeen.
I might apply for a job with Dominic Cummings - chief mover and shaker behind Boris Johnson - who is creating a phalanx of free thinkers within 10 Downing Street.
Even the numbskulls in our mathematics class knew the problem we were facing was going to end badly.
It's festive season so I cannot wait to fly off on my holidays to escape it all.
Oh, the delicious irony of it all: I had just taken my seat to enjoy a pantomime as general election voting was in full swing.
I feel I’ve got to know someone really well in recent months, although we have never actually met face to face.
It reminded me of the moment in I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! when the Dingo Dollar Challenge shutter came crashing down after players failed a task.
I had not been in an art gallery like this for years, but fell in love with the first display I came across.
My story begins in one of those sprawling retail car parks that can drive us nuts, especially at Christmas when it’s pistols at dawn over spaces.
David Knight: Medical students must see through the glamour of TV hospital drama if we are to solve our GP crisis
For some reason I started shaking uncontrollably on my hospital bed as I was being examined.
David Knight: Some older men buy Harley Davidsons, I went for slim-fit pyjamas – and still ended up in A&E
I was feeling sorry for myself while nursing a suspected broken finger in casualty.
I wonder what Guy Fawkes would have made of the flames of anger and hatred engulfing our political world.
I was gazing skywards from my customary sunbed position outside our lovely rented holiday villa, with its quaint country-style wall, garden and little gate.
David Knight: MND looks an almost impossible puzzle to crack – but hopefully clues will soon be revealed
I'll never forget a chilling conversation more than 30 years ago which still haunts me today.
Are you like me and find that certain quotes stay locked in your head for years, never to be erased or forgotten?
Is it possible that doctors are putting us at greater risk from dementia with routine prescriptions for other illnesses?
As a child I dreamed of being invisible.
I was standing on one leg in the middle of a park swirling my hands around my head as though I was balancing imaginary plates or trays of drinks.
Here I was in an NHS clinic again – it’s a rehabilitation routine which has become so familiar over the past year as I try to regain a normal life after major surgery.
Just like thousands of kids up and down the country awaiting exam results, I ripped open the envelope with mixed feelings - anticipation laced with trepidation.
David Knight: Eat enough of the bad stuff and you can stop worrying about managing the apples and pears
I perfected the art of walking downstairs backwards while enjoying a flying visit to catch up with relatives in Birmingham.
It was, as President Trump might have put it, a "beautiful deal".
I'll never forget the day I dropped a lit cigarette onto my lap and it disappeared somewhere between my legs.
David Knight: We love to hate Nick Kyrgios because deep down we all want to be pantomime villains too
I recall pointing my mobile-phone camera at a traffic warden in a popular north-east park who then threatened to have me arrested on the spot.
My Irish mother endured a difficult childhood with zero prospects before emigrating from Cork to the UK as a teenager with her family of 12 - so one piece of advice she passed onto me had a huge impact.
As I tried in vain for the umpteenth time at airport security to enter my digital boarding card from a mobile app, I could sense a growing exasperation among the crowd waiting in line behind.
Words do, indeed, have consequences.
It was the moment I had been dreading.
David Knight: Theresa May didn’t fail only on Brexit – just ask the women still fighting to get back their stolen pensions
Stealing handbags from grannies in their 60s is a shocking crime, but easy money for greedy opportunists.
I could see a pair of them lurking at the end of the supermarket checkout - another sign that the "Invasion of the Shed Men" is well underway.
David Knight: That’s not the way to do it – comparing politics to Punch and Judy is an insult to slapstick
Talk about giving Punch and Judy a bad name.
I only ever dipped into The Jeremy Kyle Show by accident, but I always felt a mixture of morbid fascination – as you do when passing a road crash – and an uneasy feeling about its mix of stage-managed misery and character assassination.