Category Archives: Travels

Sally Kindberg escapes to the seaside

There have been builders in the upstairs flat for the last three months, and they’re still there.  Every so often I’ve managed to escape dust clouds and noise to go to the seaside for a couple of days, and the … 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 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 looks at painting palettes

I’m currently a RLF Writing Fellow at City & Guilds Art School, and when not seeing students or getting on with my own work, it’s good to have a brief walk through the studios. If there are no students about … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cambridge: carols, the Astronomer Royal and Dan Dare

What do you wear when visiting an Astronomer Royal?  Star socks of course. Lovely friends Bridget Marzo and Kit Prendergast invited me to join them on Christmas Eve for a festive treat – to attend a Kings Chapel Carol service then … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s pinboard items, with stories

This afternoon I added a Stop Brexit badge to my history pinboard, then started thinking about some of the objects on it, which include other badges, votive objects, a water colour set, a small roll of legal red tape and … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg on the People’s March, October 19th

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Sally Kindberg in the Lake District: Part Two, Keswick

The 555 bus from Kendal will take you to Keswick on a rollercoaster ride past Windermere and other watery places – especially watery on the day I travelled as it was through torrential rain. I sat upstairs in the warm … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in the Lake District Part One: Kendal

Always take essentials when travelling, especially when you’re heading for the Lake District to run a workshop, take part in a comics festival and do a bit of exploring. When not running my workshop there were comic-related talks and events … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to Nottingham and some family stuff

Last weekend I went to Nottingham, where I grew up (although born in Devon), whose castle had a lasting impression on me. The image above is a frame from Unfinished Business, an unreliable memoir in comic strip form (always changing) … Continue reading

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