Category Archives: Travels

Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – dust from the Great Wall of China

  In the early spring of 2012 I was in Beijing, taking part in children’s book festivals and running workshops. One freezing morning I visited the Great Wall at Mutianyu, 70km or so north east of the city. This section … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Ukraine rally

Crowds at the Ukraine rally and afterwards at the National Gallery in London.

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Sally Kindberg at Nottingham Goose Fair

Nottingham Goose Fair has been held annually since the 13th century, only interrupted by  plague, World Wars and the Covid pandemic.  Originally held in Nottingham’s Old Market Square, it was moved in the 1920s to the Forest Recreation Ground north … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg walking from Folkestone to Dover

The best bit of this walk last month was calling in at the aptly named Cliff Top Cafe in Capel le Ferne, which has home made cakes, very friendly staff and (usually) an amazing view. It’s very popular with (middle-aged) … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to Cornwall

What an adventure! My first long train journey since I had Covid last spring.  Crossing the Tamar into Cornwall from Devon (where I was born btw) on the wonderful Brunel bridge is always a thrill.  I stayed in Penzance, exploring … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s notes from Cornwall

Walrus sighting reported in the nearby Scilly Isles. He apparently floated south from the Arctic on a melting iceberg.

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Sally Kindberg visits Folkestone again

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Walking in London again

A treat today when I revisited Pollocks Toy Museum in Fitzrovia, one of my favourite museums. Afterwards I walked to Bloomsbury, calling at Arthur Beale‘s shop in Seven Dials. Beale‘s, supplier of ropes and all things nautical, is due to … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg walks by the Thames

   

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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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