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Sally Kindberg at Chillingham Castle in 2017

In 2017,  whilst staying in the north east of England, I visited Chillingham Castle, and whilst exploring, discovered its torture chamber below the tearooms.  Much of the castle is crowded with historical memorabilia, looking like it might have been acquired in … Continue reading

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Recent notebook pages

Writing, drawing, recording conversations, sticking ephemera in my notebooks is vital to me, especially when I’m exploring, a habit from my travel writing days and much earlier.  Sometimes an idea will insist on a wider audience and become a book, … Continue reading

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Maps, and feeling restless

Just a hint of spring and I’m feeling restless already, as I sorted out some of the maps I drew for the Independent’s Weekend Walk series, quite a while ago but still enjoy them, especially Cat Bells/Derwent Water.  Two years ago … 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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Duck Racing

Never completely successful at horse-racing, I decided to have a go with Ducks.  As everyone knows, Lyme Regis became famous for its Duck Races after Conger Coddling (involving a frozen dead eel – don’t ask) was banned.  Apparently Duck Racing, … Continue reading

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China trip part three

Five hours travelling north from Suzhou to Beijing was a 302 km/h elevated and foggy whizz through countryside rapidly being converted into blocks of flats, roads cut into raw earth and forest of pylons. Luckily all the seats face forward as I … Continue reading

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