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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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Sally Kindberg’s Walking Fish

A photograph of this fish picture of mine (painted ages ago) popped up yesterday, and reminded me of an old project – a set of tiny travel guides for Puffin Books called The Emergency Travel Kit.  The walking fish appeared in … Continue reading

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Visit to St Ives, Cornwall

“Cornwall is closed!” shouted a harrassed looking railway official at Exeter station.  I’d decided to try and get to St Ives despite severe weather warnings, and luckily took some provisions (well, ahem, chocolate for emergencies) with me as the journey … Continue reading

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China trip part five

  Having drawn the Great Wall of China for the Comic Strip History of the World, I wanted to see the real thing.  One free morning in Beijing before I left for London – but the cold and foggy conditions … Continue reading

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