Tag: spoonie life

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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*Call Out for zine submissions*

I’m extending my original deadline, so that more people can submit their thoughts/anecdotes/cartoons/essays/poems around the topic of… what not to say to a sick person You can email your submissions to ellie@stillill.uk and can even just text me anonymously some odd “QUOTES” that people have said tot you that are totally inappropriate: 07539371070 You know, […]

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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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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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#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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