In this blog our volunteer Mary Alice tells us about the speedway collection held at GWL and how she helped to archive it with another volunteer, Arran.
This blog is about our volunteer Saadia’s experience of being involved in the Textiles and Activism Project practically and her reflections on the project.
This blog post is about my experience of joining and experiencing GWL for the previous seven months. I came to Scotland from Pakistan around three years ago, but I spent most of that time at my home in Glasgow. I discovered the GWL on the internet. I learned to read and write in English from school and University, but I have learned to speak and listen in English here at GWL. People in Glasgow speak very fast!
Rachele, a graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, joined our team in 2017 and worked on a wide range of projects throughout her residency, from creating an arresting visual identity for the Open the Door festival which launched in May 2017 to designing a gender neutral sign for our toilets.
Kirsty became our first Visual Communication Resident in 2015 and has continued to work with us ever since. Here she shares some of the projects she worked on and what the residency meant for her. You can see more of Kirsty’s work at www.kirstymcbride.co.uk Being Communication Designer in Residence at Glasgow Women’s Library was […]
Hello, I am Laura, a french newly graduated volunteer at Glasgow Women’s Library for four months. As two months already have passed (too) quickly, I wanted to make some kind of assessment of the previous weeks, to express how much GWL have already brought to me personally. If I have to be honest, it is […]
It is here. My very last blog post for GWL now that my internship is coming to an end. As farewells are never easy by their nature, I thought long and hard about the tone of this blog post. Should I give it the mournful voice of my heart? Or should I make this a […]
Our intern Jeanette just published her last monthly blog post before her return back to Germany. We will greatly miss her!
“Swansong” by Kerry Andrew (Hardback – Jonathan Cape/ Penguin 2018) FICTION reviewed by Jay Andrew, Front of House volunteer I will admit that it was the author’s last name that first drew me, unused to seeing that which I share, in the hope of an affinity, a connection. What starts out as a tale of a young woman, […]
Hi everyone! I’m Katie, and I’ve been interning at GWL with the Edinburgh International Book Festival project. This blog post will be about our Revolting Women Takeover tent, which took place in the bookshop on George Street on the 23rd, 24th, and 25th of August. The three days we spent in the takeover tent were […]