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Introduction to Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust

My travelling mini-museum of dust will be making a guest appearance in Falmouth, Cornwall from mid July.  Dust is fascinating, and after all, we’re made of dust from ancient stars, once responsible for the elements that make up our human … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – dust from the Treacle Well steps

It was the Dormouse who mentioned the treacle well. Before he fell asleep again and was put back in the teapot. The absurdist story of the treacle well occurs in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; there actually is a treacle well, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s poetic dust, part of the Museum of Dust

Listen to how I acquired an early sample for my ongoing Museum of Dust collection from a house which was once the London lodging house of two nineteenth century French poets

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Sally Kindberg’s latest additions to her Museum of Dust

Dust from the Sahara blew into London last week. I managed to add a tiny amount to my Museum of Dust despite a sneezing fit, which added desert particles to the Kindbergian atmosphere.  More about the collection here. Today I … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s unicorn dust quest

Part Two of a series about City Guides – I cajoled the guides to tell their own stories. It was a great way to catch up with some of the lovely people I’d trained with in 2006.  Part One also … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Pollocks Toy Museum again

This week I called in again at Pollocks Toy Museum, to chat with D, ex-curator who comes in to the museum once a week to catalogue its contents – a mammoth task, as the museum has a myriad of nooks … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s notes (possibly for her mystery/memoir)

UNDERGROUND From the Nottingham Caves Survey February 2011 http://nottinghamcavessurvey.org.uk/mycave.htm  One of the major goals of the project is to assess the archaeological importance of Nottingham’s caves. Some are currently scheduled monuments and are of great local and national importance. Some … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust

A few of the exhibits from my Museum of Dust. Most samples collected by me on my travels, but some kindly donated, e.g. dust from inside Dr Who’s Tardis. Each bottle has a story to tell, evoking a location, a … Continue reading

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White Horse walking

Last weekend I visited the Uffington White Horse area with my daughter. We were so excited to eventually reach our destination (by taxi as there are no buses from Swindon) we immediately walked a mile or so from our b&b … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust Part One – Great Wall of China dust

I’m slowly adding to my Museum of Dust,  and each tiny bottle has a tale to tell.  My plan is to have a miniature travelling museum of dust and related stories. In the early spring of 2012 I travelled to Hong Kong, Suzhou (as recommended … Continue reading

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