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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Catch up

Wow, I’m astonished that is has been so long since I last posted on here! As you might have guessed, I have been very busy with the research for ROBE HP (see previous post) as well as reading (see my reading list here). Now that research for ROBE has finished …

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Chocolate and cream egg cake

Ingredients: 230g butter substitute (I use Vitalite or Pure) 300g brown caster sugar 4 large eggs 1 Tbsp vanilla extract (I use Madagascan) 80g cocoa powder 375g gluten free self-raising flour (I use Dove’s Farm) 180ml lactofreemilk Directions: Turn oven on to 175C to preheat while you prepare your cake …

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My 2016 Reading List

Between January 1st 2016 – December 31st 2016 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.