The pandemic and lockdowns have been harsh. The fear and disbelief were, at times, overwhelming and  concentration difficult. But a few drawings and paintings were done and convey inner turmoils. Above: Lockdown Grey, July 2020; Below: Lockdown Blank, January 2021



Deborah Jaffé is an author; cultural and design historian; ceramicist and painter with special interests in the history of souvenirs and memory studies; women and innovation; childhood, play and toys.