Tag: pandemic

  • The Shadow of a Tower

    The Shadow of a Tower

    Number 22 Bishopsgate is a building so vast it casts a shadow onto the clouds This unusual photo shows 22 Bishopsgate in the distance with it’s shadow actually falling onto the cloud. The edifice stands about a mile beyond the Barbican tower (seen in foreground of photo). I have watched the construction of this Bishopsgate…

  • The Eyes of a Hero : NHS Dr Rukhsana Salim, Clinical Lead

    The Eyes of a Hero : NHS Dr Rukhsana Salim, Clinical Lead

    The Eyes of a Hero Dr Rukhsana Salim, Clinical lead Back in the month of May I joined the Tom Croft #portraitsfornhsheroes initiative where alongside many other artists I sent out an invitation to NHS key workers to paint their portrait. I was privileged and honoured to paint Dr Rukhsana, Clinical lead. I hope my…

  • A Glimpse of Spring Through A City Window: while stuck indoors

    A Glimpse of Spring Through A City Window: while stuck indoors

    Spring Equinox It is the Spring Equinox and I’m stuck indoors. I am self isolating because of the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. The sun is shining and I can see through the window a wood pigeon perched on a branch of a London plane tree which is burgeoning with buds. I live right in the…