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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Why do I do these things to myself?

Today is 5k Swimathon day, it seemed a good idea after I finished swimming 3k in the swimathon last year. Now however, it’s fair to say I’m bricking it. Why do I do these things to myself? Because I’m fundraising for Marie Curie, the charity that provides care and support for …

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Mine Pie Cake

When I asked my husband what kind of birthday cake he wanted me to bake him this year, he said: “mince pie”! So I baked him a mincemeat flavoured cake topped with mini mince pies. This is best made a day in advance but can be made on the day …

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My 2017 Reading List

Between January 1st 2017 – December 31st 2017 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, …

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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.