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

Click one of my recent articles to read more, or view the entire blog here.

Dear Doctorate – Year two, week four

Dear Doctorate Diary A week on and I am still struggling with the dilemma of whether I should stop studying for my doctorate and go back to having a life. I do resent having to choose between spending time with my family or exercising or writing my assignments / undertaking …

Read the full article

Poached pear and ginger cake

I found the original idea for this cake on Zoe Bakes and decided to make a vegan version.  My recipe for a single batch is below – I made a double batch of batter but the next time I make this cake I’ll just make the one so that my …

Read the full article

My 2019 Reading List

Between January 1st 2019 – December 31st 2019 I will list the books I read, with the aim to have at least one title to go beside each letter of the alphabet.  You can see my reading list from previous years by clicking on the following links: 2013, 2014, 2015, …

Read the full article

Me

dj-kirkby

I am a registered midwifery lecturer and registered public health practitioner who writes for adults and children. I teach midwifery four days per week, and work as a freelance writer the rest of the week. My special interest is creating educational packages to be delivered using digital and mixed reality platforms. 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)

More about DJ

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.

deekirkby-website-thumbnail