Beulah Maud Devaney

Writing the Booking.com travel blog!!

I’m going to start writing the Booking.com travel blog! It’s a six month contract, March-September 2017, and I’ll be blogging about my blogging (*gazes fondly at her own navel*). It’s two years since I left Booking.com to go freelance and … Continue reading

What next? Advice for British citizens living abroad!!

I’ve finally limped away from my post-referendum hangover and realised that I’m not the only British immigrant* who spent the weekend freaking out and frantically googling labour + housing laws in my adopted country. Thing is, when you’ve spent 48 … Continue reading

Feminism in 1915: an alternative peace congress!!

In 1915 a group of women decided to try their hand at world peace. It had been nearly a year since the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, multiple countries were piling into what would eventually be known as The Great … Continue reading

Why I Read August 2015!!

In August I read 15 books. 6 by men, 9 by women and only 3 because of peer pressure. Here’s why…   The Deaths by Mark Lawson I was going through a bit a crime binge at the end of … Continue reading

Why I Read July 2015!!

I’ve written more about books than I normally do this month and it’s definitely shaped my reading. A lot of Agatha Christie for this article on the new BBC adaptation, a literary guide to Amsterdam and a list of books set … Continue reading

Why I Read in June 2015!!

If you’re wondering why this is a *why* I read and not *what* I read list check out my first post in this series here. Some stats: In June 2015 I read 13 books. 9 by women, 4 by men, … Continue reading

Why I Read in May 2015!!

If you’re wondering why this is a *why* I read and not *what* I read list check out my first post in this series here.   Some stats: In May 2015 I read 11 books. 7 by women, 4 by … Continue reading

Why I Read in April 2015!!

If you’re wondering why this is a *why* I read and not *what* I read list check out my first post in this series here.   In April 2015 I read 18 books. 14 by women, 4 by men, 3 … Continue reading

Why I Read in March 2015!!

What I Read lists are popular among book bloggers but I’m far more interested in Why people read. A lot of my writing in 2014 was concerned with our motivations for choosing and rejecting certain books (see here, here and … Continue reading