Deirdre is an author and photographer. She enjoys venturing into new territory whether by imagining the past through historical fiction or by exploring new outdoor trails.

The Bath Spa MA in Creative Writing focused her ambitions to write fiction and she is seeking representation for a coming-of-age novel set in eighteenth-century Sussex while composting a twentieth century timeslip mystery.

Deirdre writes outdoor guidebooks to help you enjoy walking and cycling around South East England. These are published by Vertebrate Publishing

Read about her current adventures researching Day Walks on the High Weald here.

Deirdre is drawn to writing and photography because these mediums help us to become immersed in our world. As light illuminates the landscape so stories help us discover who we are, where we come from and what we might become.


Deirdre's latest guidebook is Sussex Walks.

There's lots of fresh information in newly updated Cycling Days Out South East England.

Deirdre's poem, A Long Walk Home, was judged as Outstanding and won Class 141, Senior Poetry at the Mid-Somerset Festival 2017.