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Steph from Hello Little Lady profile imageI’m Steph, owner of this blog, HelloLittleLady.com.  Welcome. I write about the everyday challenges and difficulties and surreal moments of being a Dwarf.  Take a nosey around the blog, the exhibition – ‘You’re Just Little‘  or learn more about my story.

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You’re Just Little’ is a photographic exhibition that reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions people with Dwarfism face on a daily basis. Learn more about this ground-breaking exhibition.

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Beyond Disability Accessibility - What are you going to have once we are in the room?

Beyond Disability Accessibility – What’s the conversation once we are in the room?

Thursday 2 September 2021

My writing has taken a back seat over the last 6months or so.  Firstly, due to major challenges in my family and personal life, but also professionally.  It’s taken me quite a while to be able to articulate why. One of the frustrations experienced was questioning my role in the… Read more

Wayfinders - Project Podcast. The project was commissioned by UNION - The Northern School for Creativity and Activism

WayFinders – Project Podcast

Monday 26 July 2021

 About the Project WayFinders was a project working with women from the Dwarfism community to talk about the more humorous aspects of their lived experiences of living with this disability. The project was called WayFinders because the participants, by joining in the workshops, were showing the community that it… Read more

A Little Pondering – Towards a Takeover

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Towards a Takeover is a mini-commission by Disconsortia – a consortium of disabled artists in the North East of England. A Little Pondering by Hello Little Lady Hello Little Lady is an artist and creative practitioner using visual, written, audio and participatory practices to explore the Dwarfism community’s lived experiences. Her… Read more

A Little Tension by Hello Little Lady ©2020

A Little Tension – Disconsortia

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Content awareness – contains discriminatory phrases used against disabled people and people with dwarfism, examples of a system stacked against disabled people with reference to PIP claims. A commission for Disconsortia’s – At The Table online exhibition in response to the pandemic and the obstacles disabled people face within the arts… Read more

Pass me your shoes - Angela Muir Van Etten

Pass Me Your Shoes: An Interview with Angela Muir Van Etten

Thursday 22 October 2020

Hello, Little Lady was delighted when Angela Muir Van Etten, author of ‘Dwarfs Don’t Live in Doll Houses’ approached to read and review her latest memoir, Pass Me Your Shoes: A Couple with Dwarfism Navigate Life’s Detours with Love and Faith. Angela, who has been one of the leading figures at… Read more

Wayfinders workshop programme - leaflet

Become A Wayfinder!

Tuesday 20 October 2020

While there are A LOT of horrible social aspects to living with Dwarfism, there is no doubt we’ve all had a giggle or two at some of the reactions of the non-disabled to our bodies. WayFinders aims to turn the tables and provide us with the opportunity to laugh at… Read more

Exhibition Podcast

The You're Just Little Exhibition Podcast - Episode 000 - Anger. Photo shows an sink area in the toilets, and the mirror above head level, excluding me from checking my appearance, because of my dwarfism.

You’re Just Little – Episode 000 – Anger

Tuesday 28 May 2019

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. This initial podcast talks about how anger influenced the creation of the artwork, setting the scene for the rest of the series. Join in the conversation To talk about… Read more

You're Just Little - The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 001 - Accessibility, talking about how the daily difficulties dwarf people face. Photo shows the top half of my forehead with my sunglasses perched on the top. I'm staring directly at tap and the basin is waist height.

You’re Just Little – Episode 001 – Accessibility

Wednesday 5 June 2019

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode one talks about accessibility and the daily difficulties dwarf people face moving around the environment, including public spaces.   Join in the conversation To talk about the exhibition… Read more

You're Just Little - The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 002 - Independence. Photo by a dwarf person sitting in the driver's seat of an unadapted car.

You’re Just Little – Episode 002 – Independence

Wednesday 5 June 2019

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode Two talks about independence and the difficulties and obstacles, financially,  as well as physical, that dwarf people face in order to move around society safely. JOIN IN THE… Read more

You're Just Little -The Exhibition Podcast - Episode 3 - Identity - Red box of crayons with the words A Little Box of Crayons

You’re Just Little – Episode 003 – Identity

Wednesday 5 June 2019

The You’re Just Little photographic exhibition reveals the challenges, obstacles and societal assumptions that Dwarf people face on a daily basis. Episode Three talks about identity and the difficulties and obstacles, that dwarf people face in order to be recognised and respected as adults. Sharing my own experiences of being… Read more

You're Just Little Exhibition Podcast - Episode 004 - Narrative - Interview with Dr Erin Pritchard

You’re Just Little – Episode 004 – Narrative

Friday 4 October 2019

In the fourth episode of the You’re Just Little exhibition podcast, Steph talks to the participant, Dr Erin Pritchard, who contributed a number of photographs from her perspective to the original exhibition. Erin reflects on what the representation of each of the photographs means to her.  She talks about the… Read more