Category Archives: Travels

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

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HS2 and a memorial service at St James’s Gardens, Euston, London

Great sadness this morning at St. James’s Gardens, a former burial ground belonging to St James’s Church, Piccadilly, as a memorial service was held for the 60,000 people buried there, whose bodies will soon be exhumed and ‘stored’ before reburial, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Sally Kindberg’s travels …

From my archive, an Emergency Travel Kit of small books for children I illustrated and designed, published by Puffin.  Much later, I was a freelance travel writer for a while for broadsheet newspapers and travel magazines. My column for the Independent on Saturday led … Continue reading

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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

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Notebooks, work in progress … and pebbles

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

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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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