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Sally Kindberg and the importance of green spaces (part two)

Not far from where I live is a nature reserve.  Its meadow, currently full of wild sweet peas and wild geraniums, is a delight. There’s a beetle hotel there too, built by High Speed Rail in return for … access … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the importance of green spaces

The first place I visited when I was well enough after having the Corona virus was the Adelaide Community Garden, where I have a tiny square (3′ x 3′) of herbs – rosemary, Moroccan mint, thyme and hyssop, all planted … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg – still in isolation – Camden New Journal, and some info in the British Medical Journal

Yesterday a kind fellow allotmenteer left these, sparkling with raindrops, at the top of my steps.  What delight from the outside world. Another kind friend and neighbour took bulbs (a present from someone else) to my tiny allotment square and … Continue reading

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Human horses – and The Hand Book (work in progress)

Yesterday saw this on someone’s doorstep,  investigated and discovered it belonged to a hobby horse man with a group of Morris Dancers who’d just finished performing outside a pub in Primrose Hill.  He kindly let me become a dancing horse … Continue reading

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Primrose Hill walls and shelves

When not working at my desk I can get distracted by arranging stuff on my shelves and pin boards.  Every item has a story to tell, so it’s like assembling a visual diary.  Some robots have been consigned to a … Continue reading

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My interview with Not Such A Model Mum

Fab interview on Not Such A Model Mum!  It was great to chat to Caroline who kindly wrote this feature, and meet her family.  And wish my flat had been a bit tidier …

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High Speed Rail hearing at the House of Lords Select Committee

The morning started with hedgehogs.  HS2 (High Speed Rail 2) want to use London Zoo‘s carpark as a lorry depot.  Hedgehogs live on the leafy edges of the carpark.  Could this endangered species survive the estimated two hundred (the number … Continue reading

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Primrose Hill Dog Show September 2016

Stylish coats, scarves, tonics, treats (including beer) were all on offer in Primrose Hill at the weekend for a host of canine visitors. Doting owners could get their companions’ portraits painted, or treat them to an ice cream …

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New! Draw It! Pirates launched this week

Lovely morning, sunshine and birdsong, and bumped into local Primrose Hill blogger carrying a copy of my latest book Draw It! Pirates, the seventh in my Draw It! series of activity books for children, published by Bloomsbury. Many thanks to ILovePrimroseHill for … Continue reading

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Pen and ink portraits of Primrose Hill people for Faces of the Hill exhibition

 Earlier this year I was asked to make portraits of three Primrose Hill characters for a Faces of the Hill exhibition in north London.  As I drew them, I asked people a few things about their lives.  The sitters were Theo, a librarian,  … Continue reading

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