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Murrurundi artist David Darcy’s award-winning portrait of local elderly woman Charlotte Drake-Brockman portrays loneliness of COVID-19 | The Northern Daily Leader



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THE ISOLATION of the coronavirus pandemic has been immortalised in a heartwrenching painting captured by a local artist. Murrurundi artist David Darcy went to visit his elderly friend and good mate Charlotte Drake-Brookman at her front gate throughout the early lockdown, and sensed a sadness in her soul. “I could tell she was feeling isolated and a bit sad about the whole thing and she’s a social butterfly, and COVID clipped her wings,” Mr Darcy told the Leader. “I’d go over and see her and make sure she was doing okay and a couple of times over the fence I got some sadness.” READ ALSO: Mr Darcy…

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