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Gayle Letherby

I am a writer in various ways. I am a sociologist who publishes mostly in the areas of reproduction and non/parental identity; methodology and travel and transport. I  have been writing fiction and prose for a few years now and draw on my own experience - both personal and academic - in my work. Other inspriations come from the books I enjoy and the news items that make me cross. I've have recently begun to also write short pieces of memoir.

Gayle Letherby

My stories

The Zoo is Closed

A children's story about what might have happened in the zoos during lockdown.

The woman who cleans her house in the nude (and other secrets from Snodsbury Lane)

Do you want to know what happens in Snodsbury Lane? So many folks, so lots to explain. Habits and hobbies and working at home, Eating and sleeping...

The Dance

‘Hi you.’ ‘Hi.’ ‘How’ve you been?’ ‘Fine, good. You? ‘Fine.’ ‘I’m glad.’ ‘It’s been a while.’ ‘I know.’ ‘I’ve missed you.’ ‘Me too, you.’ ‘You look...

Grandpa beige and his purple princess

Posy’s grandpa is a grumpy old guy. He’s been that way for a couple of years now. He never seems interested in any of his children, or their children...

Lockdown Trouble in Fairyland

Bob and Clara have called a meeting. They’ve been rushed off their wings for weeks and this Saturday afternoon is the first time they’ve had more...


4 of my comments have received 4 Great Feedback votes

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Thanks and 12 things ...

Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2018

Thanks so much for comments and cherries xxx I'm still working on the 12 things. I want to learn a couple of things, go to a couple of places new to me. I'll keep you informed, as I'm hoping to write up my experience of each one. . . .

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I love this

Posted on Tue, 26 Jun 2018

I love this Di. Glad you took that break! Gayle 

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Posted in a break from hoovering

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Brilliant Ewan. Reminds me of

Posted on Mon, 15 Jan 2018

Brilliant Ewan. Reminds me of Dick Gaughan's 'The Diggers'. Gayle

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Posted in Gods And Men