Category Archives: Travels

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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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 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 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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