Category Archives: Travels

Sally Kindberg, International Women’s Day and almost spring

Happy International Women’s Day which of course should be every day! It’s almost spring, and already a busy time here.  Last month I ran another House of Dreams workshop at Swedenborg House, later going to a talk about the current … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the Triola

A few weeks ago while looking for something else entirely I discovered my daughter’s old Triola, a musical instrument made by C.A.Seydel Sohne, a kind of melodica made for children.  What a delight! To avoid annoying my upstairs neighbours, I … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, a St Francis exhibition and the Isle of Arran

Last week I visited the National Gallery to see an exhibition about St Francis of Assisi, which I recommend.  The image detail above is by Craigie Aitchison showing St Francis with two doves visiting the island of Arran.  Inspired by … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at St Paul’s Covent Garden May Fair 2023

On May 14th St Paul’s (aka the Actors’ Church) Covent Garden teemed with colourful policemen, Punch and Judy performers, clowns, puppets, Pearly Queens and other assorted characters. Years ago I met Professor Leslie Press, son of another Punch and Judy … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cornwall again

With a fresh notebook, a pen or two and my walking boots I set out for Penzance, feeling my usual excitement as the train crossed over the Tamar from Devon via the Brunel Bridge. Operational since 1859, it enabled an … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s walk through frosty parklands to Marylebone.

One very frosty morning a couple of weeks ago I walked to Marylebone through Regents Park, remains of the woodland where Henry VIII  and Elizabeth I once hunted deer. The river Tyburn used to flow through Marylebone, so the land … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg meets Robin Hood again

Last weekend on my visit to Nottingham I noticed Robin Hood’s arrow had been replaced.  It was often stolen.  Robin features briefly in my work in progress (see notebook above). Interesting to note he now has a second job, like … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Nottingham Castle tunnels

Last weekend I revisited Nottingham, where I grew up after we moved there from Devon, where I was born.  Nottingham Castle is built on the top of a steep sandstone rock honeycombed with ancient tunnels and caves.  I’d always wanted … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cornwall (part two)

I visited Cornwall recently to collect my small travelling Museum of Dust – its next stop is to briefly join an exhibition at the Art Workers Guild, then on to Swedenborg House (where I sometimes run workshops), later this year.  … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cornwall again

A couple of weeks ago I returned to Falmouth, to walk (it’s a kind of meditation process for me), and to collect my Museum of Dust which has been on display and part of the Cabinet of Folklore and Magic … Continue reading

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