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Lorna Hallahan

Lorna Hallahan

Lorna Hallahan – who prefers poetry, music and sharing meals to the staircase, treadmill or playing field – is a social worker and theologian working as an academic in the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University. She is a contributor to national and state disability policy debates who also writes and speaks regularly on ethics in human and health services.

2010 Calibre Prize (Winner): 'On Being Odd'

May 2010, no. 321 01 May 2010
Odd to start by quoting P.G. Wodehouse: ‘She was a girl with a wonderful profile, but steeped to the gills in serious purpose.’ Bertie Wooster is complaining, in ‘Jeeves Takes Charge’1, about Honoria Glossop, who has forced upon him ‘Types of Ethical Theory’. ‘Odd’ because anyone steeped to the gills in serious purpose would not take Wodehouse as a literary starting point. Wodehous ... (read more)