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Neuordiversity

Posted on June 28, 2016 · Posted in Aspergers, Family

When my autistic son was nine he came home with a sign sticky-taped to his back saying “Kick me I’m a retard.” Tearing up, he stammered, “The kids call me.. read more

Courting Trouble: Why the way we try rape cases should really be on trial…

Posted on August 13, 2014 · Posted in Books, Feminism, Women

My new novel, Courting Trouble, is just out. I thought you might be interested in what inspired me to set a new series of novels in a law firm. Even.. read more

Barry Humphries and Me

Posted on November 25, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Isn’t it time we just put Dame Edna on a plinth so we can just worship her permanently? Wore my Edna specs and Aussie flag dress to premiere. (See picccie.).. read more

Nanny State

Posted on August 15, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

Traditionally, the wife of a monarch breaks the news of impending fatherhood with the words, “Darling, we’re going to have a nanny!” For centuries, the upper class have preferred canines to.. read more

A Watched Womb Never Boils – Top Tips for Kate Middleton

Posted on July 26, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

As I write this, a pregnant pause has descended on the world as we await news of the royal baby. This morning I cycled past St Mary’s hospital where Kate.. read more

Kathy at Sacred Heart Primary

Get Reading in Trafalgar Square with Kathy Lette, Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett!

Posted on July 12, 2013 · Posted in Books, readers, Writing

Tomorrow I’m joining Hugh Grant, Rupert Everett, Anne Fine, Anthony Horowitz, Tom Stoppard, plus the cast of “Matilda”, “Wicked”, “War Horse” and loads of other fascinatingly clever and creative people.. read more

YOUR comments on The Boy Who Fell to Earth

Posted on April 26, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, readers

So many of you have been sharing thoughtful & heartfelt comments with Kathy on Facebook and Twitter about The Boy Who Fell to Earth and your own experiences of living.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – shining a light into the world of autism

Posted on April 12, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

As well as being a comedy romance, I do hope The Boy Who Fell to Earth shines a light into the world of autism and helps us all to be.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – a romantic comedy with a pinch of social satire and a soupcon of heartbreak

Posted on April 11, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

The paperback of my latest novel The Boy Who Fell to Earth is out today and I’ve been thinking a lot about the best way to describe it. It’s basically.. read more

Musings on International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2013 · Posted in Feminism, Passion, Politics, Women

It’s fitting to be in Adelaide on International Women’s Day, as South Australia was the first place in the world to give women the vote. And yet, 128 years later,.. read more