The big one-eyed dork

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  • Published 20111206
  • ISBN: 9781921758232
  • Extent: 232 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

YOU JIBBER, NED. You are the worst jibberer I know. Its incessant. Stop it – just stop it for the rest of the day and you can start afresh tomorrow.

Ned takes my criticism well. I know, I know, he says. Sorry. But he’s smiling, enjoying what he probably thinks is just banter, as though any sort of communication is a pleasure.

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Kate Lahey

Kate Lahey is a freelance writer and journalist.She has previously worked as a city reporter for The Ageand a business reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald....

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