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My husband uses this term which I find so amusing and one which was written for our neighbour Cathy. Cathy is very sociable and loves her cigarettes. When their door is opens you can guarantee that you are hit with a wall of smoke. Cathy is registered blind, John is ninety five and they have been married for fifty nine years. They are a formidable team and have inadvertently have become part of our extended family since lockdown. During Lockdown we could see that they were struggling not being able to hug family and were missing their daily walks to the local garden centre. Willow my stepdaughter decided to cook a meal for them once a week to cheer them up. I am studying my MA in Illustration and my tutor had challenged me to draw every day and from life which was challenging during lockdown as we couldn’t go out. On this particular day Willow cooked them bangers and mash. The look of joy on their faces at being handed these meals evoked such a powerful warm feeling. I wanted to hold, to record and to be able to communicate that feeling in this portrait. I also wanted to communicate the power of human contact in difficult times.