4 May, 1891 – Remembering the Reichenbach Falls

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The 4th of May is not just Star Wars day.

Today is the day Sherlock Holmes faces his most formidable opponent at the edge of the treacherous falls of the Reichenbach. Continue reading “4 May, 1891 – Remembering the Reichenbach Falls”

6 reasons why Sherlock Holmes stories are awesome!

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I come back to this question often. Every time the answer seems straightforward. Yet, it is also tough trying to delve deep into what truly attracts a reader to Conan Doyle’s stories of the London detective.

Without too much elaboration, I’ve whittled down my thoughts to a simple list. A list which I’m sure many other Holmes readers have already identified on their own as to the main criteria of why they are haunted by this literary figure.

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Sherlock Fan Trailer — Why We Love Sherlock

 

I created this some 2 years ago following a sudden keen desire to create my very own fan trailer after watching Series 3.

I hope you enjoy and, of course, spoilers ahead…

In defence of ‘The Abominable Bride’

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I have deemed it necessary to offer some defence with regards to criticism directed against the Sherlock Christmas Special released on 1 January 2016. Not that The Abominable Bride requires any justification whatsoever, nor I am competent enough to do so. Much of the critique directed towards it is subjective, as is its praise. However, there seems to be an unusual amount of unjustified criticism that stems from viewers who do not fully understand, or appreciate, the inner workings and meanings of the episode; preferring to discredit it as “foolish” rather than accept the possibility of it being an ingenious piece of TV entertainment. In this brief statement, I hope to provide my own subjective opinions on the episode in an attempt to reach out to any fans not yet convinced by its essential inclusion in the whole series. Continue reading “In defence of ‘The Abominable Bride’”