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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

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'May I Use Your Bathroom?'

‘May I use your bathroom?’ I should have known better. I’ve watched enough crime dramas – from Midsummer Murders to Line of Duty . The ‘may I use...

Carousel of Chaos

Around and around they go, Large and small suitcases, backpacks, pull-alongs, four-wheel drives. And other less common pieces of kit, A musical...
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Bad Habits

It’s not just her nails that she bites but the skin surrounding each. It doesn’t hurt but even if it did she couldn’t stop. She mostly wears gloves...

'Please Miss...'

Lunchtime arrives. The children file into the canteen. The head dinner lady and her crew are lined up behind the day’s offerings and are soon busy...

White Rabbits

Although the origin of the phrase is unknown – it can be dated to at least very early in the 20 th Century – and the exact superstition varies boldly...

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