killer murder mystery and white chocolate and raspberry cake.
science of the chilli to your senses at Christmas, I try to put a science-y twist on everything. Tangents about psychology, such as feeling shitty in the winter, sleep in space, and you'll also find my experience about my post-grad academic life.
#KatiesTakiBar from past and present and concoctions to make at home.
eating out to local businesses. Explore the happenings in and around the North East.
personal style and attitudes, rather than what is hot in the shops.
“KathyAthy” is an old nickname; an amalgamation of “Katherine” and “Atherton”, first coined by her beloved Grandad, a poet. It was then used in school and even as an (ew) pet name. Other names are “Kitty”, “Miss Kate”, “Katie Potatie” and “Potatie Lady”… but “Katie” is just fine.
Finally, with the achievement of a Master by Research in Psychology (MScR) under her belt, Katie is back. Hoping to use this platform to promote the idea that all those women in STEM can be more than just academia. We are strong, smart and stylish. This is also not just your usual lifestyle blog, she's learning along the way - a science in itself sometimes!
To repeat the words of Alan Rickman:
"I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously."
Here, you'll find a load of posts about real lifestyle with an emphasis on storytelling; putting a science-y twist on everything, and fully exploring (probably, with a little too much psychobabble) the natural peaks and troughs around everyday, normal life. All while based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, arguably, the best city in the world.
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