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Sally Kindberg’s workshops at London Zoo

If you can’t wear a pair of special ears while you’re working at London Zoo then when can you?  Last week I was invited to run two visual narrative aka comic strip STORY workshops with Zoo staff, as part of … Continue reading

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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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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, 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 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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Delightful small relatives, a sloth called Marilyn, and my Draw It! London book

Lovely young relatives came to visit me en route to London Zoo, carrying copies of my Draw It! London book, which amongst many other things has a drawing of my favourite sloth Marilyn who lives in the zoo.  Very exciting … Continue reading

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My children’s book about London

Great to see copies of my Draw It! London  book (published by Bloomsbury Childrens Books) at the Museum of London shop today! I so enjoyed (over) researching this book … waiting for low tide so I could see where the Fleet flows … Continue reading

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High Speed Rail hearing at the House of Lords Select Committee

The morning started with hedgehogs.  HS2 (High Speed Rail 2) want to use London Zoo‘s carpark as a lorry depot.  Hedgehogs live on the leafy edges of the carpark.  Could this endangered species survive the estimated two hundred (the number … Continue reading

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Draw It! London due out in May 2014

  Still going through the first set of proofs for Draw It! London … My original idea was for a book about one hundred wonders in London.  My publishers (Bloomsbury) suggested it should be part of my Draw It! series, … Continue reading

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