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 40

My eye consultant had a cancellation so he offered the operation slot to me. I got the call literally two minutes after I had walked out of work to start my 3 week holiday. Of course I said yes to the operation date, I’ve been waiting for it since Feb …

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St Clement’s Pie

My vegan citrus curd pie topped with fluffy vegan meringue  is a refreshing and palate cleansing treat any time of the year. I created the recipe by accident when I was making a lemon meringue pie and didn’t have enough lemon juice – life can be wonderful like that. Ingredients …

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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.