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Theresa Breslin’s Divided City: Mixing the Colours

Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Anabel Marsh shares her reflections on Divided City by Theresa Breslin – part of the Mixing the Colours collection. – – – – – – It’s over ten years since Theresa Breslin’s Divided City came out, and I can’t believe I haven’t read it before now. I borrowed it recently from […]

“She says it’s important that the stories are told” – a Review of Lucy Caldwell’s ‘Where They Were Missed’

Saoirse is a sheltered child. Living with her mother, father and younger sister Daisy in a tinderbox of past secrets and ever-present tensions, her world is one of fantastic bedtime stories and childish games, alive with imagination and invention. Despite their natural spark, however, the girls are essentially confined to their own house and garden […]

GWL Volunteers share their views

Mixing The Colours Workshops @ Glasgow Libraries

Since June 2013, the Glasgow Women’s Library Mixing The Colours project has been delivering workshops with women in Glasgow and across Scotland to gather opinion and inspire discussion about intra-Christian sectarianism. The result of these workshops has been the production of a collection of resources including a book, a film and a series of podcasts which showcase […]

Mixing The Colours Anthology – A Review By Claire L. Heuchan

Mixing The Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism is a vivid collection of short stories and poetry, each one offering a perspective on women’s experiences of sectarianism that is both unique and universal. Published by Glasgow Women’s Library, the anthology provides an extraordinary insight into the ways in which sectarianism touches the lives of women across Scotland. Sectarianism is often […]

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 4 – Helen MacKinven

The fourth episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series: Smelly Catholic by Helen MacKinven

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 3 – Laura Guthrie

The third episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series: This Is The Way by Laura Guthrie.

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 2 – Ann Greer

The second episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series: The House I Grew Up In Was Blue by Ann Greer.

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 1 – Yvonne Dalziel

The first episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series: “Just Give Me The Girls” by Yvonne Dalziel

Women share their experiences

Mixing The Colours – Launching New Podcasts!

The podcasts in the Mixing the Colours Podcast collection offer a selection of writing and performances created by some of the women who have worked with the project, and highlight the need for the inclusion and engagement of women in dialogues around sectarianism in Scotland.

Mixing The Colours: From The Eyes Of An Intern

  In November of last year, I began an internship at Glasgow Women’s Library. As a postgraduate Publishing Studies student at the University of Stirling, my role is to provide publishing-related support for an upcoming book titled Mixing The Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism. Greeted with warm smiles and a hug on my first day at the Library, […]