Category Archives: Travels

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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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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