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I’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.

You’re Just Little

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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Dwarfism Podcasting Workshop Sunderland 25th April 2020

The Blog

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Listening to this week 17/02/2020

Wednesday 19 February 2020

It’s half-term for us and it feels like we’ve packed a load of fun things in already. We’ve been to Tynemouth Aquarium, St Mary’s Lighthouse,… Read more

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Listening to this week 10/02/20

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Winter blues are rather stifling and it’s far too easy to stay in your own head as we do indoors.  While I love the crispness… Read more

Montage of final UNION19 creative activism weekend at Wortley Hall

UNION – Wortley Hall – Finishing With A Flourish

Friday 24 January 2020

Last year,  at the beginning of 2019, a group of emerging artists and creative activists gathered at ChapelFM – Arts Centre for East Leeds. The… Read more

Dwarfism Podcasting Workshop Sunderland 25th April 2020

Dwarfism: What Next? Podcasting Workshop – Sunderland

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Dwarfism: What Next? is an opportunity for the Dwarf community to talk about the issues facing us today and how we would like to shape… Read more

Happy New Year 2020 from Hello Little Lady

Happy New Year from Hello Little Lady

Tuesday 31 December 2019

Wow! It’s the end of the 2010s!  I’m not sure it’s a decade that people will forget lightly. There has been much upheaval all around… Read more

Hello Little Lady - 2019 Review

Hello Little Lady – A Year in Review 2019

Sunday 22 December 2019

It’s time to reflect on Hello Little Lady’s – A Year in Review 2019.   The past 12 months have been a whirlwind of activity and… Read more

When just getting on with it just isn't enough

When just getting on with it just isn’t enough

Thursday 28 November 2019

Over the years, and what informs most of my work is the silencing of the Dwarfism experience.  Incidents happen and more often than not,  an… Read more

What's Your Story - podcasting workshop at ChapelFM Arts Centre in Leeds

What’s Your Story – The Podcast

Thursday 31 October 2019

What’s Your Story is a podcasting workshop recorded at ChapelFM Arts Centre, in Leeds on 19th October 2019. The workshop, which coincided with Dwarfism Awareness… Read more

You're Just Little - photograph showing the coat hanger in the toilet cubicle is too high for a person with dwarfism

You’re Just Little – Toilets

Saturday 12 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - shopping - my perspective of a checkout in a supermarket, which is extremely high

You’re Just Little – Food Shopping

Friday 11 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - view of my perspective of looking straight at a pan on kitchen hob

You’re Just Little – Cooking

Thursday 10 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - my perspective of the door-handle when walking into our conservatory

You’re Just Little – Door Handles

Wednesday 9 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows the challenges,… Read more

You're Just Little - commute on the Metro - picture of my perspective of two people's backs

You’re Just Little – Public Transport

Tuesday 8 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - clothes shopping, perspective of a rail of clothes that are above my head level

You’re Just Little – Clothes Shopping

Monday 7 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - Changing room lock coat hanging

You’re Just Little – Door Locks aka Door Hooks

Sunday 6 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You're Just Little - Toilet mirror in Marks and Spencer - perspective standing in front of wash basins and tiles straight ahead, the mirror is above my head and I cannot see my reflection

You’re Just Little – The Photograph That Started The Exhibition

Saturday 5 October 2019

To celebrate Dwarfism Awareness Month 2019, I’m sharing some of the photographs from the ‘You’re Just Little’ exhibition which debuted in 2018. The exhibition shows… Read more

You’re Just Little – One Year On Reflections

Friday 4 October 2019

A year ago to the date, 4th October 2018, the You’re Just Little exhibition launched at Spectrum Cultural Hub with nearly 30 people, including my… 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… Read more

ChapelFM Arts Centre Leeds Studio Space

Introducing ChapelFM Arts Centre in Leeds

Wednesday 2 October 2019

  On 19th October 2019, the first of the fully-funded workshops for the Dwarfism will take place at ChapelFM Arts Centre in Leeds.  The What’s… Read more

Photo graphic: Radio with headphones next to a standing microphone

How I became interested in podcasting

Monday 23 September 2019

In October 2019, I’ll be hosting the first podcasting workshop for the Dwarf community.  You may be wondering why I chose this particular medium? So… Read more

You're Just Little - sample of participant photos from the Dwarf community

You’re Just Little – Participant Photographs

Wednesday 18 September 2019

This time last year I put a call out on social media asking people from the Dwarf community to participate in the You’re Just Little… Read more