Writing samples and books

Magazine and Web Articles

Standard Issue Magazine


Author page to all my writing for Standard Issue Magazine

Samples of published work:

Ooh, Nana, what’s your name? – grandparenting, May 2016.

Turning Portuguese – monthly column about Portuguese living, May 2016.

What You See Is Not What You Get – female autism, April 2016.

Quiet Please, I’m Trying To Find the Biscuits – Asda introduces quiet shopping hour, April 2016.

A is for Acceptance – Review of BBC drama, The A Word, April 2016.

Living the Dream – relocating to Portugal, Feb 2016.



Mediterranean Gardening and Outdoor Living Magazine


Monthly column, December 2015 onwards.



Employment in the Algarve – Expat Arrivals website, May 2016.

Autism and Anxiety – Network Autism website, June 2015.



The Student Vegetarian Cookbook, Foulsham, 1995.

Asperger Syndrome – A Love Story, co-written with Keith Newton, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.

Love, Sex and Long Term Relationships, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol, co-written with Matthew Tinsley, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.

Asperger Syndrome and Employment, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.

The Adult and Adolescent Neurodiversity Handbook, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.

Women and Girls with ASD, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.

How To Leave The Country, self-published, Kindle, 2016.



I blog about food, Portugal and life in general at: Bicycles and Biscuits.com