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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Tween Ambition

Our tween was given art homework which encouraged him to “produce a colourful and vibrant Christmas scene, presented in any way you like, out of any materials you have available”. Did our tween choose an easy and stress free option like drawing, painting or even making a collage? No, he did not. …

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Runger bites

I named these energy bites after a term I first heard Sarah use on Twitter to describe the hunger that comes upon runners after a run. I eat a couple of these before a run and it seems to keep my runger under control afterward. By control I mean that I …

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My 2014 A-Z Reading List

Between January 1st 2014 – December 31st 2014 I will taking part in the Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge and list the books I read with the aim to have at least one title to go beside each letter of the alphabet. In 2013 I read 65 books and the first …

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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.