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Sally Kindberg and a glimpse of childhood

A glimpse of childhood, originally part of Stranger, a work-in-progress but quite possibly in another form or even another story.  Struwwelpeter was a big early influence.  And the Grimm Brothers.

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Sally Kindberg at the Fitzrovia Fete 2023

With thanks to all the Fitzrovia Fete visitors, who with my encouragement, pulled faces and/or drew them. This included newsreader and local resident Paddy O’Connell (who opened the Fete), and poet Jimmy Andrex amongst others.  There were musicians, more poets, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, Nottingham Castle and a work in progress again

Nottingham Castle often features in my stories. When a small child, I often had to stay in my grandmother’s house, one of whose cellars had a bricked up door, apparently leading to a network of tunnels honeycombing the nearby castle … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and secret letters

Yesterday I went to see ‘Hidden Letters’ a film directed by Violet Du Feng about nushu, a secret calligraphic system invented and used by women in the nineteenth century (and probably even earlier) in rural China to communicate with and … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and mysterious handwriting

This is from STRANGER, my ongoing comic strip mystery memoir, a work in progress.  The frame above refers to the difficulty of writing a letter when told many times in the past that doing so would have dire consequences.  The … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s notes about her childhood in Nottingham

This seems to be a recurring theme (far too often?) in notes for my graphic mystery/memoir. From the age of three I occasionally stayed at my grandmother’s house in Nottingham, periods coinciding with my mother disappearing, then turning up with … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the Eye Clinic

More notebook pages, this time about my latest visit to the eye clinic.  I’ve added the little eye card which I acquired some years ago when briefly visiting a religious cult in Canada. Loved the card but didn’t join as … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg is at her desk

   

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Sally Kindberg’s work in progress/identity

These are name tapes I had made for my mother when she was in her 90s and living in a nursing home.  Apart from being shocked when she attempted (three or four times) to strangle me – I tried not … 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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