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.

Brain meanderings

I’ve been doing a lot of swimming lately because my knee is permanently inured so I can’t run as much as I used to, and I’ve signed up to swim 5k during the Swimathon this year.  The thing about swimming is that I find my mind drifts, and I end up …

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Gingerbread Popcorn

Ingredients Make your popcorn with: 60ml vegetable oil 120g popping corn 200g pretzels (broken into smaller pieces) 200g candy corn (or Smarties / M&Ms or similar) Make your caramel with: 240g margarine for cooking (I used Pure) 360g dark brown sugar 60ml golden syrup 60ml treacle 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar …

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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.