Category Archives: Visits

Sally Kindberg and sloths

It’s funny how the same images and interests pop up again and again in my work over the years! This rather battered copy of ‘Fascinating Facts’ was one of four published by Grafton Books (part of Collins) when my daughter … Continue reading

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SK in fairyland

Recently I was lucky enough to briefly visit fairyland, aka the Royal Opera House, on a quest for Cinderella dust to add to my travelling Museum of Dust, until recently on display at Swedenborg House.  Dust, that is, connected to … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg collects Essex cockle dust for her Museum

Another visit to Leigh on Sea, this time on a sunny day, and another sample to add to my Museum of Dust.  Years ago a cockle fisherman told me you can hear the cockles sighing as the tide turns.  In … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg out and about in Bermondsey

To the Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey to enjoy a riot of colour on a grey day.  It was the last day of the Kaffe Fassett exhibition. Loved the quilt (see below) by Kim McLean inspired by mid nineteenth … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and more Nottingham connections

Recently I visited Nottingham, had a very positive meeting with a representative of Nottingham Castle to discuss plans for running writing/comic strip workshops at the Castle, explored the Castle tunnels and stayed with an old primary school friend and his … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, knots and sailors

I like knots, in fact I once wrote and illustrated a book about them, as well as learning how  to tie them, on a basic sailing course on the North Sea years ago. It was fascinating to talk to former … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, a vicar and some penguins

Early last sunday the adventurous and kindly vicar of  St Mark’s church, Primrose Hill conducted a short matins service by the penguin pool at London zoo.  Luckily he has a strong speaking voice as several macaws tried to join in.  … 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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Sally Kindberg and remembering William Blake in Bunhill Fields

On the 14th of August I joined other members of the William Blake Society  honouring his memory in Bunhill Fields with music and readings from his work. The summer heat caused the leaves to fall gently and far too soon.  … Continue reading

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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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