My Books

Dee lives in the South of England in a home otherwise filled with males - husband, boys and pets -
she writes to escape the testosterone.

My Blog

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Duathlon race one, done!

My physio has had me on a running ban ever since I injured my knee in a cross country race on Dec 28th. When she first told me that while I ‘might’ be allowed to run by March but that I certainly wouldn’t be duathlon mileage fit in time, I …

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Strawberry shortbread

This is my recipe for gluten, nut and lactose free strawberry shortbread – it is a crumbly sweet treat that is equally suitable for part of high tea or as a light dessert after a big meal. This recipe will make enough for eight people.     INGREDIENTS For the …

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My 2015 A – Z Reading Challenge

Between January 1st 2015 – December 31st 2015 I will taking part in the Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge and listing the books I read, with the aim to have at least one title to go beside each letter of the alphabet. In 2014 I read 75 books and the first …

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I write for adults and children, am a patron of reading, as well as a registered midwifery lecturer teaching midwifery two days per week, and a registered public health practitioner, working two days per week for my local Public Health Department. At the age of 40, I was diagnosed with a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome, in addition to dyslexia and dyspraxia (which definitely explains a lot of things, including why I can't read a tube map)

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My books for children website

I have another website featuring my children's books under the name Dee Kirkby, as well as more information detailing my work with children. Please pay me a visit here.