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My Draw It! London book at the Museum of London

Good to see my book Draw It! London (published by Bloomsbury in 2014) still going strong at the Museum of London bookshop last week.  Maps, rivers, mini-interviews, plague-pits, pelicans etc.  Lots of fascinating things to see and draw!

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Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … Continue reading

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Women’s March, London, January 21st 2017

Only there at the beginning for a couple of hours (and that included drinking hot chocolate) but a great atmosphere of friendliness and solidarity against misogyny, racism and bigotry aka Trumpery.  Women are marching in many parts of the world today, … Continue reading

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Draw It – London maps

Some of the original map drawings for my book Draw It – London published by Bloomsbury Childrens Books last summer 2014.  Remembered how much I’d enjoyed researching this project.  Sadly one is no longer able to take tea and biscuits with the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the studio

New place to work – some of the time anyway.  It’s early days at the studio and at lunchtime I’m still distracted by the urge to explore this part of London, intrigued by magicians chatting in the International Magic Shop on the … Continue reading

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Mummies at the British Museum

Since I started working on my next Draw It! book I’ve been finding out even more wonderful and strange things about London, and meeting people who have specialist jobs here, for mini-interviews to be included in the book.  I’ve chatted … Continue reading

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Cartoon Correspondence exhibition travels south

In March my Shetland postcard correspondent the polymath Stephen Gordon (aka Shetland Times Cartoonist Smirk) arrived from the North wearing his kilt and bonnet, with a huge amount of luggage and complaining about his frozen knees.   Admittedly London was … Continue reading

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Meeting Mr Punch exhibition – getting ready

Much activity at the SK Studios (aka small table in back room of very small apartment) getting ready for the Meeting Mr Punch teaparty launch on sunday 9th September (3 days away in fact – yikes!) at 148 Gloucester Avenue, … Continue reading

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Wellcome visit

Last month to the Wellcome Collection, nipped in again to the excellent Brains exhibition.  Camden Council sent in their Health & Safety advisor after several visitors fainted when viewing films of ECT treatment and a brain operation – both of … Continue reading

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My mother’s portrait

Some years ago whilst rummaging in a kitchen drawer in my mother’s house I discovered some studio portraits of her, covered in torn layers of tissue, amongst piles of unpaid bills.  One of the photographs had brown  stains on it, another … Continue reading

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