Category Archives: Travels

Sally Kindberg’s visit to Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

At last I got my timing right and managed to catch Herne Bay Cartoon Festival  and chat to some of the many cartoonists doing their stuff on the pier, and enjoyed putting faces to names. Good to see Martin Rowson again, … Continue reading

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Camden tea and coffee stall

If you’ve just done your shopping in Camden Town, St Michael’s churchyard is a quiet spot to have a cup of tea or coffee and watch the world go by for a few minutes. Love this fairground style coffee stall … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to the House of Automata

Last month the House of Automata were kind enough to let me visit their extraordinary workshop in Scotland … more to follow soon

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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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Clown encounters

Whilst visiting a friend in Clerkenwell, east London recently, I met Jolly Jack the clown who very kindly showed me his cuttings book and told me a bit about his career. He was resting up as he’d recently tripped over the … Continue reading

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Hastings visit

A brief visit to Hastings, where I breathed sea air and called in at the Jerwood, and enjoyed walking briskly (I didn’t have a horse) past Mark Wallinger’s reference to Victorian photographer Eadweard Muybridge.  

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Dentist visit

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Lyme Regis visit

Lyme Regis was home to fossil hunter Mary Anning, and on my visit last weekend I spotted a copy of her fragile Commonplace Book in the local museum.  Lyme Regis Museum is built by the sea on the site of where … 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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Penzance and St Ives visit

It was 32 degrees in London recently, pollution levels were high and  I began to croak and wheeze.  I just had to get away and breathe some sea air.  That’s my excuse anyway.  I checked the weather forecast, packed a … Continue reading

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