Author Archives: SallyK

Celebrating 150 years of St Pancras station – my photo on display

In 2010 I interviewed railwayman Roland Hoggard.  When workmen dropped the huge clock inside St Pancras, Roland H collected the pieces, put them into cardboard boxes and over time tool them back to his Nottinghamshire home, where he reconstructed the … Continue reading

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The Hand Book of hopes and dreams – preparations

Preparations last week for the publication by Design For Today of my leporello Hand Book of hopes and dreams.  You’ll be able to meet all sorts of characters, and draw your own hopes and dreams at my workshop on 23rd … Continue reading

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Penzance and St Ives visit

It was 32 degrees in London recently, pollution levels were high and  I began to croak and wheeze.  I just had to get away and breathe some sea air.  That’s my excuse anyway.  I checked the weather forecast, packed a … Continue reading

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More about the The Hand Book

Just finished the last pages for The Hand Book of hopes and dreams, published by Design For Today, coming soon!  Unfold the pages of this leporello book and meet a sailor, an Arctic explorer, a conjuror, a fossil hunter, a … Continue reading

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Stop Trump March

On friday I joined the start of the Stop Trump march, to show solidarity with thousands of others protesting about the visit and actions of this racist, misogynistic, mendacious and shameless President.  In the words of the characters above, ‘Cluck … Continue reading

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Visit to Krakow

When I first decided to visit Krakow, partly because I’d heard about the Teraz Komiks! exhibition from comics guru Paul Gravett, I chose my hotel because of its name – the Copernicus. The sixteenth century Polish astronomer, famous for his … Continue reading

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At Krakow’s Teraz Komiks! exhibition

So excited to visit Teraz Komiks! (Comics Now!) at Krakow’s National Museum last week, and to meet curators Artur Wabik and Tomasz Trzaskalik, who kindly showed me around the exhibition, and some of the delightful city of Krakow as well. … Continue reading

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The Hand Book – putting together a dummy

Still a few more characters (and folded pages) to go before it’s published by Design For Today later this year.    

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Save Euston Trees event

Yesterday briefly joined painter Dan Llywleyn Hall ,  Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson,  film-maker Jane Gull and many other artists in Euston Square Gardens to make drawings of the Gardens’ remaining trees,  soon to be cut down by HS2 to make way for … Continue reading

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Workshops at Roehampton Reads festival

Perfect weather for running open air workshops last saturday at the first Roehampton Reads festival in Heathmere Primary School, south west London.   I managed to persuade the inspirational Deputy Head to join my pirate crew very briefly, before continuing … Continue reading

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