Separation, one year on…

Separation, one year on…

Exactly 365 days ago, my husband, our nearly two-year-old toddler and I handed over the keys to the place we had called home to go our separate ways. It had been a long time coming – our marriage had actually ended a few months earlier following a decade...
Nobody told me my baby would have this many problems

Nobody told me my baby would have this many problems

Like many mothers, I had a positive pregnancy test and smiled ear to ear. I was happy, excited, the whole shebang. I announced it to my (then) fiancé by taking him to the Ice Bar London on New Year’s Eve and presenting him with a box at midnight containing the test, a...
But You Don’t Look Like An Alcoholic

But You Don’t Look Like An Alcoholic

I’m Katie, I’m 2 years into recovery from alcoholism and ‘you don’t look like an Alcoholic’ is the frequent response if I ever mention my illness. I don’t exactly go shouting ‘I’m an alcoholic!’ from the rooftops, but I am...
A Letter To My Teenage Self – Lady Bird

A Letter To My Teenage Self – Lady Bird

If you follow my Insta Stories, you’ll know that I’m a bit of a movie buff, if not, gurl, where the heck have you been?! The new release of the film Lady Bird (On DVD) had me thinking about what it was like growing up and what pearls of wisdom I would give myself if I...