Category Archives: Walking

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 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 out and about in north London

Walking home one lunchtime I saw a small cockatoo outside enjoying the mild weather. ‘His name is Nietzsche’, his companion told me.  ‘Does Nietzsche ever speak?’ I asked. His companion said no, but Nietzsche, although silent, nodded his head vigorously.  … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and urban wildlife

Elegant giraffe ladies can be seen posing in a tattooist’s window in Camden Town – it doesn’t seem polite to enquire if they are the tattooists themselves. If you happen to be walking through London’s Regents Park nearby, and the … 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 looks at the Thames

Last saturday night’s view of Southwark Bridge and the Shard from the end of narrow Stew Lane at low tide, mudlarks with torches searching the foreshore visible below.  There would have been steps down here where you could hire a … Continue reading

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Wildlife in London

Walking round London is always a delight, especially when you spot some of its wildflife … clockwork pigeons in the Museum of London shop, a flock of Elizabeth Frink sheep in Paternoster Square where real pigeons cheekily land on the … Continue reading

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Mondrian and the Seven Dwarves

Recently I walked past the London house where Mondrian once lodged, and thought about the postcard I’d seen at the Courtauld Gallery some years before at an exhibition of his work. I was intrigued not just by the artist’s work … Continue reading

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