Author Archives: SallyK

Join Sally Kindberg and Mr Swedenborg on a story map workshop

A missing skull? A Book of Dreams? Miasma and a creaking cupboard? New workshop coming on Saturday March 20th! Travel back in time to London three hundred years ago and explore Swedenborg House. Pop on a wig, get drawing, and … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg looks at Dickens’s fanmail in Broadstairs

Broadstairs is one of my favourite seaside places to visit, and in the past, before it closed to the public, I often called in at a house once used by Charles Dickens for summer holidays. Here’s my story for the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg attempts to sort her notebooks

Every so often I try and sort out some of my hundreds of notebooks, visual diaries mostly stored in glass fronted Globe Wernicke cabinets which open outwards from the top.  This can be hazardous as occasionally I’ve been almost overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Valentine’s Day

An old Guardian editorial drawing of mine, first date/last date? Still love this couple …

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Sally Kindberg’s work in progress, a comic strip mystery/memoir

When I was very small I visited Sweden with my mother and my much older sister. During our visit we went to Skansen, a folk museum. For years afterwards, my mother denied we’d ever been to Sweden, despite letters (and … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg gets nostalgic about travel

About twenty years ago I was commissioned by Discovery, Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine to illustrate a journey round the Isle of Man, travelling with writer Ron McMillan who drove the car.  I was supposedly the navigator of our trip, following the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and ducks

Today I spent too much time searching for a stash of my favourite new Muji A5 notebooks but instead stumbled on: a dried starfish, six drawings of an octopus (from my Draw It! book series) drawing a picture, a radiator … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s travel features, and getting nostalgic

Whilst trying to clear some space in my tiny flat I decided to sort through photos taken during my travel writing days – writing features for the Independent, London’s Evening Standard and others. I’ve never felt so restless as I … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s comic strip – overcome a writing/drawing block?

Sometimes it’s tricky to follow your own advice … here’s a comic strip I made for SCWBI a while ago about overcoming a writing/drawing block.  At the moment I’m dithering about content for my mystery/memoir graphic book so … Here … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s 5-second Zoom portraits (ongoing project)

One evening this week I decided to use my new Pentel brush pen at a Zoom event run by the Frontline Club, giving myself 5 seconds to draw each portrait.  A new thing for me – something I’ve probably asked … Continue reading

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