Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg and penguins

Lat weekend I went to the Bloomsbury Jamboree .  How lovely to see people I hadn’t seen for ages, including artist and ceramicist Bex Shaw, who was an Instagram Covid ‘buddy’ last year when we both had the dreaded Covid … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s notes about her childhood in Nottingham

This seems to be a recurring theme (far too often?) in notes for my graphic mystery/memoir. From the age of three I occasionally stayed at my grandmother’s house in Nottingham, periods coinciding with my mother disappearing, then turning up with … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg looks at the Thames

Last saturday night’s view of Southwark Bridge and the Shard from the end of narrow Stew Lane at low tide, mudlarks with torches searching the foreshore visible below.  There would have been steps down here where you could hire a … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop & talk for Canterbury University, and a Helter Skelter

My Hat of Surprise was back in action yesterday, this time with an assortment of written prompts for delightful BA and MA students in a workshop at Canterbury UCA. After a brief but live drawing demo and a bit of … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s podcast ‘The Writer and the City’

Whilst working as a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at City and Guilds Art College, I explored the area around Kennington if I had a free lunch hour.  This short podcast was the result of one such exploration.  At the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a robot

Every so often I try and clear some space in my (very small) flat but … attempting to sort out books to take to a charity shop I start reading them again and then where are you?  Not quite as … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg notebook page about family pressure

Talk about family pressure! But later today, as light relief from today’s (mostly leaked) Budget announcements from this awful government (resmbling Leo Baxendale’s comic strip frame below?), I shall visit the wonderful world of Beano.

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Sally Kindberg’s podcast on how she pitched Tricky Tricks, her first published book

Many years ago I pitched my first children’s book, about my versions of various magic tricks. I was asked to demonstrate one to the publisher.  It went very wrong but happily there was a positive outcome … Tricky Tricks.  Listen … Continue reading

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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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