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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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 15

This week has been quite exciting in “Doing” a Doctorate world. I passed my first assessment! 5000 words written at doctoral level and I actually did not fail! Amazing. I have been granted permission to conduct research using my pilot virtual reality learning environment (VRLE) with healthcare students at Edith Cowan University …

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes (or 2 large ones) 1 tin borlotti beans, rinsed and drained 75g diced blu block violife cheese 50g roasted red peppers 1 small tin sweet corn 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. dried marjoram 1tsp cayenne powder 1/4 tsp. salt Method With a small …

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My 2018 Reading List

Between January 1st 2018 – December 31st 2018 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 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)

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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.