While speaking to the women featured in my documentary, The Herring Quines, I was struck by the sense of history, legacy, and tradition they conveyed. In fact, these themes seemed to emerge in every discussion I had, both on and off-camera. They emerge again in this chat with my wonderful friend Lucy about how these women made ends meet, the role of mental health, and the wonderful world of fisher fashion.
It’s taken me 20 years and 3/4 of a university degree to learn about the amazing achievements of these Scottish women. That’s a problem and we need to address it.
Read the whole thing on ScotsPolitics.