Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Sally Kindberg’s visit to Dorset

My journey last week from London to Axminster didn’t start well. South Western Rail decided to cut the number of coaches from six to three, and these were packed.  En route at Gillingham we were told to leave the train … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to The Hague, including a cocktail at L’hotel des Indes and listening to a singing comet

Last month I visited friends in the Hague for a few days, flying to Rotterdam first from City Airport in London.  What courteous staff at Rotterdam, compared to those at City Airport!  Staying with my friends was a delight, and … Continue reading

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Nottingham visit

Caught the train to Nottingham from St Pancras last week, happy to see my photograph of railwayman Roland Hoggard in the station. From Nottingham station en route to find the bus to a friend’s house, heading up to the Castle … 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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White Horse walking

Last weekend I visited the Uffington White Horse area with my daughter. We were so excited to eventually reach our destination (by taxi as there are no buses from Swindon) we immediately walked a mile or so from our b&b … Continue reading

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Work in progress – notebook ideas for new commission

Greatly enjoying playing with ideas in my notebook. For a new commission.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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