Look On The Write Side

The life of an anxious, Mario-Karting, English Literature postgrad

Happy New Year! 1 Year Blog-iversary and 2021 Wants

Happy 1 Year Anniversary to Look On The Write Side! Content warning: the follow post contains discussion of anxiety, depression, self-harm and weight loss. Please proceed with caution. At around the middle of December I received a confirmation of an annual payment to WordPress from my gmail. It was only then that I realised it…

A Very COVID-19 Masters Degree

Me to King’s College London: “I bet you’d thought you’d seen the last of me” Remember four months ago when I said that from now on, I was going to post on this blog weekly or fortnightly? Does the small clue of the fact that this is my first post since AUGUST give away that…

How I’ve Kept Myself Busy During Lockdown

A tale of Animal Crossing, diet, exercise and conscious procrastination! DISCLAIMER: This post contains discussion of COVID-19, mental health struggles, dieting, exercising and body image struggles Oh, lockdown. Social distancing. 2 metres apart. Something tells me that these phrases will never quite ring the same after the past few months we’ve had.-“Grandma Leyla, where were…

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Monty Python

4 thoughts on “Look On The Write Side

  1. On behalf of the Kartel, I wish you a happy birthday Leyla! I have really enjoyed reading your blog. And please consider seeing us again in Monroe, Louisiana some time! I hope Clark can make it again too! It was really a pleasure to meet your uncle Sami back in 2020. That was a moment I’ll never forget!


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    1. Hi Nick! Thank you so so much for this lovely message! 😃 I would absolutely love to return to Monroe and finally meet you. I hope you are doing well, all the best to you and your family! 🙏🏻


      1. And I still have the 2019 poster under my bed with your handwriting on it! I actually had the honour of meeting and playing against Sophie Jarmouni for the first time earlier this spring.

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