By Zoë Norton Lodge

while Zoë Norton resort was once becoming up in Annandale within the eighties and nineties, the self-proclaimed Heartland of the internal West was once a heady brew of slightly maladjusted and certainly unsettling citizens. yet Annandale was once altering. New phrases like ‘architect’ and ‘labradoodle’ drifted out of the overabundance of cafés – and finally whole weeks might cross by means of without yard bomb explosions.
These tales of neighbourhood conflict, unsound family members, quashed goals and facial disfigurement are advised with Norton Lodge’s attribute comedian verve and eye for absurdity: stumble upon Greek grandparents whose decades-long resentment turns a colander right into a weapon; a petrol-sodden Mamma; childrens despatched to college with cat-food sandwiches; ‘distressed’ furnishings; flying infants and different suburban wonders.
Zoë Norton hotel is additionally a author and presenter at the Checkout and The Chaser’s Media Circus (ABC1), writer of the hit sellout dwell event-cum-highly imprecise television exhibit tale membership (ABC2) and has had her paintings released in top Australian Stories.

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