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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I am very pleased to be able to announce my new writing project: ROBE (HP) –  Reducing Obesity By Education (Health Professionals). ROBE (HP) has been commissioned by Health Education England and will address obesity in relation to healthcare for all ages and genders. ROBE (HP)  is phase two of my obesity …

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Let them eat cake….

Truth be told what I actually mean is – ME! Let ME eat cake! So, while I may have baked this four layer red velvet cake with chocolate frosting  for my youngest’s 13th birthday – I enjoyed it plenty too! Ingredients: 230g butter substitute (I use Vitalite or Pure) 300g brown caster …

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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.