I'm Katie, a 29 year old living in the North of England with her husband and her dog, who are regulars on these pages. There are also regular appearances from my mum, my step-dad Mal, and my Grandad, who all live very nearby. It's safe to say family are very important to me.

I work full time in a job I enjoy (most of the time!) as well as being an academic at heart. My career combines science, health, statistics, economics, and a fair amount of creativity too. It's a bizarre but satisfying blend and I love that I don't exactly know where the path will lead.

I love theatre, books, good food, a newly-made bed, big mugs of strong tea, small cups of strong coffee, blankets, things that match, new stationery, fountain pens, posh face creams, fresh flowers, scented candles, baking, writing, organisation, box sets, travelling, trying to take pictures, being by the sea.

This is a personal blog that I use to write about my thoughts, my travels and whatever else takes my fancy. I hope you enjoy having a look around, feel free to leave a comment, ask a question or get in touch. Thanks for visiting.


  1. Glad to have found your blog, Katie!

    1. Thanks for your comment, and for stopping by! I have enjoyed visiting your blog too :)

  2. Hi Katie, whereabouts are you based? Just wondering if you're nearby - I noticed you mentioned Manchester in a recent post.
    Sarah :)