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Sally Kindberg will talk about her work in May at Graphic Brighton

Looking forward to talking about my work, for younger audiences this time, and meeting other comic strip creators at Graphic Brighton this May. Extract from Fishboy above, and below, from a series of comic strips  for CBBC.

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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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Sally Kindberg escapes to the seaside

There have been builders in the upstairs flat for the last three months, and they’re still there.  Every so often I’ve managed to escape dust clouds and noise to go to the seaside for a couple of days, and the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg – isolation, seaside longings and playing with handwriting

Dreaming of being able to go on day trips again to the coast and walk the salt marshes, or of long but pleasurable train journeys to the south west (where I was born).  Still in isolation after more than six … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s visit to Dorset

My journey last week from London to Axminster didn’t start well. South Western Rail decided to cut the number of coaches from six to three, and these were packed.  En route at Gillingham we were told to leave the train … Continue reading

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Hastings visit

A brief visit to Hastings, where I breathed sea air and called in at the Jerwood, and enjoyed walking briskly (I didn’t have a horse) past Mark Wallinger’s reference to Victorian photographer Eadweard Muybridge.  

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Penzance and St Ives visit

It was 32 degrees in London recently, pollution levels were high and  I began to croak and wheeze.  I just had to get away and breathe some sea air.  That’s my excuse anyway.  I checked the weather forecast, packed a … Continue reading

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Margate – Dreamland, Wall of Death and Turner’s paintbox

  Visit to the seaside and Turner Contemporary to see Grayson Perry again, distracted by JMW Turner‘s paintbox crammed with everything an artist might need including a spot of morphia to treat a pesky stomach ache.  As I had one at … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Sea ceremony, Margate, Kent

The friendly warmth of St Michael the Archangel’s church in Margate was very welcome – a harsh winter wind was blowing outside.  I’d associated Maidstone with Turner and Travey Emin and seaside walks, and didn’t know anything about the strong Greek … Continue reading

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Blue notes

My first memory of the sea was more of a sparkle than a colour.  Apparently my mother swam all the year round in the benign waters of the Devon coast –  our garden sloped down to one of its red … Continue reading

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