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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 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 in Nottingham Castle tunnels

Last weekend I revisited Nottingham, where I grew up after we moved there from Devon, where I was born.  Nottingham Castle is built on the top of a steep sandstone rock honeycombed with ancient tunnels and caves.  I’d always wanted … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Nottingham Goose Fair

Nottingham Goose Fair has been held annually since the 13th century, only interrupted by  plague, World Wars and the Covid pandemic.  Originally held in Nottingham’s Old Market Square, it was moved in the 1920s to the Forest Recreation Ground north … 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’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 visit to Nottingham and some family stuff

Last weekend I went to Nottingham, where I grew up (although born in Devon), whose castle had a lasting impression on me. The image above is a frame from Unfinished Business, an unreliable memoir in comic strip form (always changing) … Continue reading

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Nottingham visit

Caught the train to Nottingham from St Pancras last week, happy to see my photograph of railwayman Roland Hoggard in the station. From Nottingham station en route to find the bus to a friend’s house, heading up to the Castle … Continue reading

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Visit to Creswell Crags, Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire.

Last weekend visited Creswell Crags, ancient caves carved out of a limestone gorge.   Wonderful strapline for the visitor centre: Inspiring visitors for 50,ooo years.  There’s a drawing of a horse scratched onto a fragment of rib bone and evidence that mammoth, hyena, wolf, reindeer and … Continue reading

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Notebookland

Notebooks – I love them!  Started with a tiny one when I was the size of a matchbox (my mum took me to a size specialist) and never looked back.  Sold one of the first, full of pasted-in cut-outs and … Continue reading

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