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Carnaby Street

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Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street (@carnabylondon) is most famous for being the beating heart of London’s fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties. Iconic stars spent a lot of time in Carnaby - the kind of people that couldn't be more famous if they tried. Music gurus like Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, the Rolling Stones and The Beatles would visit often, as did sixties style goddesses Brigitte Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor. Where did the iconic hip hop record store Deal Real, showcasing Amy Winehouse, Kanye West and John Legend among others open? Carnaby Street. Where did Paul McCartney meet Linda in...

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NHS NURSE ILLUSTRATION ON EL&N COFFEE CUP

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NHS NURSE ILLUSTRATION ON EL&N COFFEE CUP

I created this illustration to capture the times...a tragic and uncertain time where we heavily relied on our frontline staff to keep us safe and save lives. We are still not passed theses difficult times, but at lest our days are looking brighter. The feedback I received from this illustration moved me. Shared over 151,000 times on Facebook and countless times on Instagram, but it was the messages I received from NSH staff who had been touched by my illustration that moved me the most. I am so grateful for all your feedback and support. It has been a honour...

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Written on 24th September 2019

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Written on 24th September 2019

Late 2018 I found myself in a prolonged negative place. I had everything I (thought) desired around me, but still felt sad, unfulfilled and lost. I spent hours scrolling through Instagram just trying to distract myself from a lingering unhappiness within me. Searching for something, but not knowing what I was searching for....It was on one of these unfulfilled nights that I found art again... My journey began with me sunk into a corner on the sofa at 3, 4, 5 in the morning in deep solitude creating drawing after drawing, lost in every stroke I made and only interrupted...

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