Author Archives: SallyK

Back to work again …

Maybe my desk needs a little reorganisation … but always pleased to see old friends.

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Human horses – and The Hand Book (work in progress)

Yesterday saw this on someone’s doorstep,  investigated and discovered it belonged to a hobby horse man with a group of Morris Dancers who’d just finished performing outside a pub in Primrose Hill.  He kindly let me become a dancing horse … Continue reading

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Unreliable Memoir – work in progress

Some stories gallop along, leaping over obstacles – deadlines always help – and others are like very complicated igsaws you have to carefully fit together.  Unreliable Memoir (working title) is one of the latter, and even if I complete it, … Continue reading

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The Hand Book of hopes and dreams – work in progress

At the moment I’m working on images for my Hand Book of hopes and dreams, a limited edition concertina book to be published later this year by Design For Today As you unfold the book you’ll be able to share the hopes and … Continue reading

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Delightful small relatives, a sloth called Marilyn, and my Draw It! London book

Lovely young relatives came to visit me en route to London Zoo, carrying copies of my Draw It! London book, which amongst many other things has a drawing of my favourite sloth Marilyn who lives in the zoo.  Very exciting … Continue reading

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Swedenborg House February workshop event – a short film

Swedenborg House has just sent me this short film of my February event here.  And some of the wonderful comic strips and drawings children made on the day are shown here.  

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Workshops at Heathmere Primary School

Last week some of the Heathmere Primary School classes went on a visit to central London and the City.  Yesterday they told me all about it using story maps, after I showed them different ways people have used map making.

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Workshops at Palmers Green High School

Rather surprised to see Professor Severus Snape leading assembly when I arrived to run workshops at Palmers Green High School, but then my day was full of surprises … a Suffragette librarian, witches, rabbits and all manner of book characters … Continue reading

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Comic strip workshop at the Guardian Reading for Pleasure Conference

Monday was the day of the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure Conference, where I was running a comic strip workshop for teachers and librarians.  Here’s an early morning picture of my Hat of Surprise ready to go, along with assorted characters … Continue reading

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Comic strip workshop and event at Swedenborg House

Many wondrous comic strips were made by 40 or so participants at yesterday’s Swedenborg House explore and draw event, the second in a series of events for children.  My workshop in the Whispering Room started off with one or two exercises … Continue reading

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