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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Dear Doctorate – Year two, week 24

Dear Doctorate Diary The  apps that I wrote for Health Education England to support families with making sustainable health and wellbeing changes related to overweight and obesity, and to support professionals with having health conversations about overweight and obesity, are now available for free download from IOS and android stores. …

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Corn chowder

Seems winter has come back to bother us on the south coast (it actually snowed here yesterday) so I made a corn chowder to warm us up. You can cook this on the stove top or leave it to cook all day in a slow cooker so there’s a hearty …

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My 2019 Reading List

Between January 1st 2019 – December 31st 2019 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.