Category: Spoonie Life

spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

Regular, accessible arts and crafts meet up & craftivist network!

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NEW Events Page

Sometimes it can get confusing – mostly for me – whether I have my Still Ill OK or Nice Time Arts hat on. That is actually a good thing; it’s because Vicky and I have created a situation where we work flexibly and accessibly (but still bleedin’ ‘ard) solely on making art and creativity accessible […]

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A light yellow background with bright pink square, pink and black text stating 'Art therapy, peer support and CBT without the - and then asterisks in place of a swearword. FART Journalling. Thursday 15th August at The Yard Theatre in Hulme.

Journalling Course – Still Ill x cbt/art therapy

As part of the new venture I’ve been going on about – Nice Time Arts, in case you haven’t heard – I have written an 8 week ‘Journalling for Journalling’s Sake’ or ‘F-ART’ course (Fun-ART) for adults with long term health conditions and/or disabilities. Dates and times for the first cohort have not been confirmed, […]

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NICE TIME ARTS LLP – #spoonieartists UNITE!

EEP! So excited about our new accessible arts practice!

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manchester access project – saturday 6th july 2.30pm

Join us to map YOUR experiences of Manchester!

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Partisan’s Access Fund Launch Events

This week, there will be two events in order to celebrate the newly launched Partisan Access Fund! Partisan Collective is closer now than ever to their goal of becoming a more accessible building and therefore provide a more accessible service. The first event is on Thursday 20th June in the basement at Partisan Collective; you […]

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GUEST POST – Krystle T.

Hi! I’m Krystle and I have longstanding mental health concerns. Most people have no idea, and I am great at wearing a mask. When I was first diagnosed, I had very little insight and no self-managed coping mechanisms. As I have got older, my insight has developed, as have my efforts to cope. I am […]

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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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