Chiara Bullen

Editorial Assistant and PhD Researcher

United Kingdom

Freelancer writer and editorial assistant. Currently working with The Great Outdoors Magazine and pursuing my PhD at the University of Stirling.

Chopping Board

If she picked up that packet of onions, it would all be her fault-wouldn't it? Double the price for half the amount, a plastic tub brimming with pre-chopped convenience. That'll be nice, less prepping so the twins can get fed quick- But what's the pr

The Big Issue
Why criticism or disapproval shouldn't be dismissed as 'cancel culture' | Chiara Bullen

Enid Blyton has long been criticised for the racism and xenophobia in her children's books and it is not a symptom of 'cancel culture' writes Chiara Bullen English Heritage, the charity which looks after sites and artefacts in the country across centuries, recently updated its website to acknowledge the "racism" and "xenophobia" present in Enid Blyton's work .

From Publishing to PhD

Hi all! I'm Chiara, and I'll be running the SGSAH blog for the next six months. I'm a first-year PhD researcher at the University of Stirling. I'm still getting to grips with describing my research succinctly (perhaps that's one of the things I'll be able to improve on after speaking to more of you!)

The Great Outdoors
Menstruation on the Mountains | The Great Outdoors

13th June 2019 Chiara Bullen asks if there's enough education on how to deal with sanitary products on the mountains, and explores what alternative options are out there. It was a grey and gritty day when my group of friends and I began climbing Ben Nevis for the first time.

BookSpace: Meet Chiara Bullen, the new CommonSpace literary critic

Chiara Bullen introduces the new regular CommonSpace book review section WITH some of the greatest creative minds, stories, themes and characters coming from Scotland throughout history, it's no wonder that we have a thriving publishing scene.