Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg and the importance of green spaces (part two)

Not far from where I live is a nature reserve.  Its meadow, currently full of wild sweet peas and wild geraniums, is a delight. There’s a beetle hotel there too, built by High Speed Rail in return for … access … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the importance of green spaces

The first place I visited when I was well enough after having the Corona virus was the Adelaide Community Garden, where I have a tiny square (3′ x 3′) of herbs – rosemary, Moroccan mint, thyme and hyssop, all planted … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s work in progress Unfinished Business

How do we make sense of the world when those we trust the most make us doubt what we experience ?  May contain levitation.  And fish. An unreliable memoir in comic strip form, about family secrets, shifting borders and questions of identity. … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s audio piece for the Royal Literary Fund

  ‘How I write’ is a recent audio piece for the Royal Literary Fund’s Vox series, talking about the importance of keeping notebooks Making visual or written notes is an essential part of my work practice. These days overhearing interesting snippets … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Chillingham Castle in 2017

In 2017,  whilst staying in the north east of England, I visited Chillingham Castle, and whilst exploring, discovered its torture chamber below the tearooms.  Much of the castle is crowded with historical memorabilia, looking like it might have been acquired in … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Corona Diary’s Krakow website appearance

In 2018 I visited a fantastic comics exhibition in Krakow and have just learned that Artur Wabik, one of the curators I met there, has written about my recent Corona Diary , along with work by Jeroen Funke, Simon Hanselmann, Tom Gauld, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to the House of Automata in 2019

Every thursday this month the House of Automata has taken us on fascinating virtual tours of their amazing world, but last year in 2019 the House of Automata was kind enough to let me visit their extraordinary headquarters in Scotland … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s 101 Activities

Some years ago I worked on a book idea, 101 Activities, which was almost picked up by a small independent publisher in the US, but it went bust I think, and I forgot all about the drawings after getting involved … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg – isolation, seaside longings and playing with handwriting

Dreaming of being able to go on day trips again to the coast and walk the salt marshes, or of long but pleasurable train journeys to the south west (where I was born).  Still in isolation after more than six … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, isolation and twitching

Still in isolation, and still have daily and unwelcome visits from Mr Corona, but this morning enjoyed a bit of bird spotting in the tiny fernery of my back yard, between bouts of fever and headaches.

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