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 itContinue reading “Happy New Year! 1 Year Blog-iversary and 2021 Wants”

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, whereContinue reading “How I’ve Kept Myself Busy During Lockdown”

21 Potentially Interesting Things About Me

It’s now 2020 and this May, I’ll be turning 21. To better acquaint you with myself before I begin my ramblings, here are 21 things about me that may be of some interest! 1.) I was born and bred in South London but I’m the child of an Iraqi Kurdish father and Finnish-Turkish mother. 2.)Continue reading “21 Potentially Interesting Things About Me”

Hello and Welcome! :)

So, this is it- my first blog post! With the emergence of the 2020s, I thought that there was no better time than to carry out what I had always intended to do. Thus, Look On The Write Side was born. This past decade has been a true roller-coaster, as I developed from an awkwardContinue reading “Hello and Welcome! :)”