Tag: fibromyalgia

Spoonie Artist Meet Up #2

Apologies for having to reschedule the previous event time late notice – Ellie had a big old virus that wouldn’t go away cos, you know, autoimmune diseases and all that. Anyway, we’re back and non-contagious and would love to see as many spoonies and disabled creatives from greater manchester as possible! The special skill we […]

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spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

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

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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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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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New Year, New Start; still ill + that’s ok

Whether you think it will be a happy new year or are fed up of being on the receiving end of such an optimistic sentiment, you made it through 2018 so congratulations for that. Life is hard for a lot of people and it is good to not pretend that it isn’t. If you are […]

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#StillIllJournal

I’ve started a new instagram – it’s somewhat of a Still Ill spin-off and light hearted piss take of the #bujo craze that has taken over the internet recently. I am a fellow stationery and notebook addict, and am also obsessed with my newly learnt skill of calligraphy and lettering, but it’s difficult if you’re […]

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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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