Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg’s notebook selection 2021 so far …

  A few notebook pages, roughly in chronological order, sometimes reflective, often to do with journeys, and the use of Pritt Stick usually obvious. Cutting out and sticking is such a delight.   Occasionally content will find its way into a … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s RLF podcast includes an avian visitor

Another very short podcast for the Royal Literary Fund, about the writer and nature.    

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Sally Kindberg visits St Albans

The thirteenth century chronicler, artist, map maker and Benedictine monk Matthew Paris was based at St Albans, one of the reasons I decided to visit again – I first came here a few years ago. I’m a big admirer of … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the Eye Clinic

More notebook pages, this time about my latest visit to the eye clinic.  I’ve added the little eye card which I acquired some years ago when briefly visiting a religious cult in Canada. Loved the card but didn’t join as … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg is at her desk

   

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Wildlife in London

Walking round London is always a delight, especially when you spot some of its wildflife … clockwork pigeons in the Museum of London shop, a flock of Elizabeth Frink sheep in Paternoster Square where real pigeons cheekily land on the … Continue reading

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Mondrian and the Seven Dwarves

Recently I walked past the London house where Mondrian once lodged, and thought about the postcard I’d seen at the Courtauld Gallery some years before at an exhibition of his work. I was intrigued not just by the artist’s work … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and dentists

How often do you floss? asked my dentist. I didn’t want to say every night, because it sounded like I hadn’t anything better to do, which I hadn’t, recently. The following week I bumped into my old dentist outside the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s work in progress/identity

These are name tapes I had made for my mother when she was in her 90s and living in a nursing home.  Apart from being shocked when she attempted (three or four times) to strangle me – I tried not … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg visits the Larking exhibition at Southwark Cathedral

Last saturday I visited Southwark Cathedral’s small but fascinating Larking exhibition, a display of mudlarking treasures found (mostly) on the Thames foreshore.  Isn’t larking a happy-making word? Implying joyous activity I think. The little porcelain or bisque figures above are … Continue reading

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