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Patron Hannah Ensor


Hannah was diagnosed with HMS aged 24, having been symptomatic all her life. She did well in school and university, but a year after starting work as an Environmental Health Officer her symptoms reached a disabling level and her Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (POTS) became severe.

After working part time and flexible hours for a while she was medically retired in 2010 – age 28. By this point, while in hospital and unable to put a sentence together, she had discovered a talent for stickman cartoons. What started out as a way to tell others about her condition in a fun and stylish way naturally grew into a business – communicating about disability with charm, humour, and unerring accuracy. Read More

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