A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
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Teaching Australia

When you can no longer fight, flight is the only option. It’s hard to admit, but that was my thought process on the Thursday afternoon that I conceded defeat and walked away from my career as a teacher.
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Measuring Up

Until recently, Jonah’s life has been wonderfully simple: school, partying and surfing with his mates. It’s been uncomplicated — like riding the perfect wave. But that’s all about to change.
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About Gabbie

Welcome to my website. If I had known you were popping over, I would’ve tidied up a bit! Just step over the unfinished manuscripts and come on through…

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Frequently Asked Questions

When did you start writing?

I’ve been writing since I was big enough to reach the pens on the “telephone table” in my childhood home.  Here’s a story I...

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How long does it take to write a book?

It took me around 2 years to write Measuring Up. Then it took another year to edit, polish and...

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Where do you get your ideas?

I’m an ideas collector and an eavesdropper and a bit of a spy too.  I’m always observing and when...

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What else have you written?

I’ve got a couple of junior fiction novels hidden in the bottom drawer.  You can read excerpts of them...

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I’ve got a great idea for a book. How could I get published?

There’s no magic formula for achieving success in the writing world and I’m still learning myself.  Here are a...

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