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Sally Kindberg goes exploring (kind of)

The other night I was so restless I went for a night walk, and realised I hadn’t been out during the night for ages.  Earlier I’d watched  a TV programme about Norwegian explorer Nansen trying to get to the North … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg on the Thames foreshore

Yesterday, March 3rd,  would have been my youngest sister’s birthday. I waited for the Thames to float this paper boat, a sort of ritual to celebrate my sister’s memory.  Yellow seemed a good colour to represent a kind, mischievous, generous … Continue reading

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Notebooks, work in progress … and pebbles

Notes/drawings from the Dorset coast, the Thames foreshore and work in progress

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Twelfth Night celebration at Bankside, London

It was eleventh night actually, not twelfth, but great excitement as a Green Man arrived at Bankside steps, brought by the Corporation of London’s little cutter Trinity Tide.  The powerful Thames was on the turn, and tricky enough for a mere … Continue reading

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Treacle well

To Oxford last weekend.  Walked along the flooding Thames/Isis to St Frideswide’s Well at Binsey, by the side of St. Margaret’s church.  Once a medieval pilgrimage spot, its waters are said to have healing powers – the word ‘treacle’ was … Continue reading

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