Kate Brown


In 2020, we both had “big” birthdays.

There could be no gathering for Donald’s.

He printed photographs of everyone, dead or alive, that he wanted at his party.

The Beatles would do the music; the Sgt Pepper cover had inspired the project.

Later, our children asked family and friends around the world to record video messages for both our celebrations.

It turns out that, without covid, we would not have three beautiful works of art to remind us forever of the friends and family we wish could have been with us on our big days.

Politics, regimes, ideologies and such,

Are things we now know don’t matter that much,

If you’re British, Spanish, Italian, or Dutch,

Hold onto love, and kisses, and hugs, and touch