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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Runger bites

I named these energy bites after a term I first heard Sarah use on Twitter to describe the hunger that comes upon runners after a run. I eat a couple of these before a run and it seems to keep my runger under control afterward. By control I mean that I …

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Plaited Pizza

Dough Ingredients 275ml warm water 48g sugar 1/2tsp salt , sprinkle 1 pkg of yeast 2 eggs 60ml veg oil 450 – 550g flour (the amount you need will vary each time you make this recipe – I have no idea why) Method Combine yeast, water, sugar and salt in …

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My 2014 A-Z Reading List

Between January 1st 2014 – December 31st 2014 I will taking part in the Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge and list the books I read with the aim to have at least one title to go beside each letter of the alphabet. In 2013 I read 65 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.