The Big Read: No happy new year unless we make the right resolutions

07 January 2016 - 02:06 By Tony Leon

The year got off to a most rancorous start, far removed from the peace and goodwill dividend which, with the hangover, usually accompanies us into the new year. Step forward an estate agent from the KZN South Coast.According to, "sparrow brain" is British slang for an idiot. In human form, the hapless Ms Penny Sparrow fits the bill perfectly.

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