Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Recent notebook pages

Writing, drawing, recording conversations, sticking ephemera in my notebooks is vital to me, especially when I’m exploring, a habit from my travel writing days and much earlier.  Sometimes an idea will insist on a wider audience and become a book, … Continue reading

Posted in Sketchbooks, Work in progress | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Visit to Limehouse

Yesterday I left more copies of The Comic Strip History of Space at the Half Moon Theatre, where I’ll be joining other members of SCBWI to do some more live drawing at the theatre’s Winter Arts Fair.  Afterwards I decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Sketchbooks, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notebooks/notes/drawings before Half Moon Theatre event

Made these drawings/notes before Half Moon Theatre events last week. Didn’t actually need them on the day, but always handy! A few of these items touched on in The Comic Strip History of Space, but I was very inspired by … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings, Handwriting, Sketchbooks, Work in progress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My sketchbooks/notebooks for 2017 (so far)

  Here are pages from my note/sketchbooks so far this year.  They often act as nurseries for book and workshop projects/features/ideas, small aide memoires of places visited, things seen and heard.  There are records of meetings and conversations too.   … Continue reading

Posted in Sketchbooks | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Visits to Chillingham Castle and Bamburgh Village Show

My last visit to stay with OH in her Bamburgh Castle apartment.  I’ve been there several times before,  to take part in a Sandcastle Competition, and to walk the Pilgrims Way to Lindisfarne amongst other things.  This time my visit coincided with the annual … Continue reading

Posted in Sketchbooks, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sally Kindberg goes to Ledbury Poetry Festival

  Last weekend I ran a map workshop for children at Ledbury Poetry Festival, staying on afterwards to experience some of the Festival‘s delights and surprises, as well as explore a bit.  After my saturday workshop I managed to catch the last performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings, Festivals, Sketchbooks, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sally Kindberg goes to Penzance

I decided to travel to Penzance for the weekend even though plans to run a Pirate workshop there had fallen through.  It had been difficult week in London including a visit to hospital and a leak from the flat above me, … Continue reading

Posted in Sketchbooks, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sally Kindberg’s weekend visit to Copenhagen and Ven island in Sweden

Walked round Copenhagen, climbed towers, and followed in the footsteps (except he rode his horse) of Peter the Great up the twisting cobbled ramp of the Round Tower, referred to by Hans Christian Andersen in his fairy tales.  Then tea at … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings, Sketchbooks, Travels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notebooks, work in progress … and pebbles

Notes/drawings from the Dorset coast, the Thames foreshore and work in progress

Posted in Drawings, Handwriting, Sketchbooks, Travels, Work in progress | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Drawings, Handwriting, Sketchbooks, Work in progress, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment