Category Archives: Travels

Sally Kindberg and robots

  This week to the London Science Museum‘s brilliant Robot exhibition full of mechanical delights as well as hoards of over-excited school children. Ate ‘nuts and bolts’ from a robot tub at the cafe and pondered artificial intelligence.  Will be going back.  Some … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Dorset

Lovely to see snowdrops en route to the wild Dorset coast, where stormy winds and rough seas battered the coast.  Stayed again in the mermaid house before the owners move, and had a look round Linzi West‘s studio before that moves too.

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Maps, and feeling restless

Just a hint of spring and I’m feeling restless already, as I sorted out some of the maps I drew for the Independent’s Weekend Walk series, quite a while ago but still enjoy them, especially Cat Bells/Derwent Water.  Two years ago … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust Part One – Great Wall of China dust

I’m slowly adding to my Museum of Dust,  and each tiny bottle has a tale to tell.  My plan is to have a miniature travelling museum of dust and related stories. In the early spring of 2012 I travelled to Hong Kong, Suzhou (as recommended … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Evening Standard feature about Elf School in Iceland.

It’s that time of year again, when ghouls and ghosts and all things strange wander the neighbourhood – some of them not even in costume.  I’ve drawn many of them, and even written and illustrated a book about them .  In 2000 … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Pirate workshop at LICAF – Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Where can you see a Batman flag flying over a town hall, spot political cartoonist Martin Rowson up a ladder, witness a battle between comic strip heavyweights Tintin and Asterix, (Asterix won by one vote btw though there were rumours of vote-rigging) encounter … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

My visit to LICAF in Kendal was geared towards running workshops there in the Family Zone, but during my time there I spotted Martin Rowson up a ladder painting politicos in an alleyway, watched by Lib Dem leader and local MP Tim … Continue reading

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Caroline Herschel at the Herschel Museum in Bath

Last weekend whilst visiting the fascinating Herschel Museum in Bath I spotted these pages (below) from an old DC Wonder Woman comic book about the life of Caroline Herschel.  I knew something about Caroline and her brother William from illustrating The Comic Book History of … Continue reading

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Caroline and William Herschel’s garden at the Herschel Museum, Bath

There’s a little garden behind the Herschel Museum, where 18C astronomers Caroline and William Herschel observed skies unpolluted by modern street lighting etc.  It has an air of tranquillity, and is filled with plants thought to be popular in the 18C. 

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Edward Cowie’s Particle Partita at Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Fantastic concert last night at Wilton’s Music Hall, at another Peter Sheppard Skaerved event, not only an evening of Mozart but a world premiere of composer and artist Edward Cowie‘s Particle Partita, some of which I attempted to draw on the back … Continue reading

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