Category: Spoonie Life

All the well wishes to superstar CharlieJFitz

Just am desperate to do a quick post wishing all the well wishes in the world to the lovely Charlie J Fitz who is in sunny Barcelona recovering from her life-saving surgery, necessary due to a rare complication of EDS, which she raised a significant amount of money through Chance4Charlie in order to finally have. […]

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ART AND ACCESS: BBC 6 FESTIVAL – SUNDAY

Sunday was a bad day for me and my body. In hindsight, it was a bad-bad situation that led to an even worse situation last week that led to urgent (and totally traumatising) procedures on both hips, which in turn led to my current situation: still completely and totally shit. Hence the very late post […]

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Catch-up & THANKS & HOZZIE

Hello, An extremely belated post here so hurriedly trying to cover a number of things. Firstly, thank you to everyone who came to the Still Ill OK launch event at HEAD in Stretford. We made some cool art which, as promised, will come together to form the first issue of the Still Ill OK zine […]

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Democracy, disability & devolution – workshop

I will be running a craftivism workshop focusing specifically on the zine format on day 2 of Breakthrough UK’s brilliant upcoming event, Democracy, Disability and Devolution; an event aiming to encourage more disabled women to get involved in politics. The event takes place over two days and features inspiring female politicians to speak to, various […]

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brexit schmexit: the nhs has been prepping since last year

What does Brexit mean for disabled people?

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Christmas Market, Chorlton

I will be working hard – with use of one hand and zero hips – to be making brand spanking new spoonie humour creations ready for the CH+ and Dulcimer Christmas market. And just generally some non-spoonie but still pretty things. Big fan of the #justacard movement at the moment. As we all know, it’s […]

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New Etsy Shop Now Open

Proud and excited to launch our Etsy shop! Visit us here to have a gander and a purchase. If you are a spoonie yourself, message me for discount. Sending tired but enthusiastic love to you all x

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F-Art Club Joint Weekly Venture

Still Ill’s products will be for sale at the weekly F-ART Club, run by CH+. I (Ellie Page) will be there with bells on every week, running an arts for wellbeing drop-in: Sundays at Dulcimer Bar, Chorlton, between 2-4pm. This week we’ll be focusing on collages as well as origami for anyone who missed last […]

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Don’t cry… Create!

I feel this is an important message for anyone out there who also feels that seemingly endless frustration at being physically confined to the four walls of one’s bedroom, or the four curtains of one’s hospital bed. No, there is nothing immediately you can do to take away your pain, or make yourself ‘better’, but […]

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