Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg goes exploring (kind of)

The other night I was so restless I went for a night walk, and realised I hadn’t been out during the night for ages.  Earlier I’d watched  a TV programme about Norwegian explorer Nansen trying to get to the North … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s 4 frame comic strip stories

Can you tell a story in four frames? See Lockdown Love above and Wings below, tales from my notebook, drawn very quickly.  Sometimes it’s good to set yourself a time limit. More soon about a workshop making your stories come … Continue reading

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Early spring on Primrose Hill

My early morning walk was a bit earlier than I intended – I misread my clock, thinking it was 8.30 but it was an hour earlier, the light must have woken me.  I walked past the hawthorn grove again, no … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg on the Thames foreshore

Yesterday, March 3rd,  would have been my youngest sister’s birthday. I waited for the Thames to float this paper boat, a sort of ritual to celebrate my sister’s memory.  Yellow seemed a good colour to represent a kind, mischievous, generous … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Mr Swedenborg at a story map workshop

A missing skull? A Book of Dreams? Miasma and a creaking cupboard? Live drawing here at a new workshop  Saturday March 20th! Meet 18th century author, philosopher, scientist, inventor, and astronomer Mr Swedenborg.  Travel back in time to London three … 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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