Sherlock Holmes for Halloween

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Me with my contributor’s copy

It’s been sometime since my last post and I apologise. A number of projects have impeded me from posting anything, but I have now found some time for a quick word. Continue reading “Sherlock Holmes for Halloween”

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New Sherlock Holmes short story coming soon!

She Raised Her Veil

Hi everyone! It has been a while but I’ve been busy with a few assignments, one of which has been the creation of a new Sherlock Holmes short story to be featured in an anthology. Continue reading “New Sherlock Holmes short story coming soon!”

Sherlock Series 1-4: Limited Edition Steelbooks [Why?!]

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I have something of a compulsive obsession for order and symmetry when it comes to collecting books or TV series and films. Just a slight misplacement of wording along the spine of a DVD slipcase, which does not equate to the rest of the others in the same collection, will send me into a fit of despair. Continue reading “Sherlock Series 1-4: Limited Edition Steelbooks [Why?!]”

Sherlock: The Two Final Problems

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A TV series, unlike a film, is an ever-evolving narrative that transforms from episode to episode. It is not a stationary story-line. Elements are constantly changing, and what you experience (or think you experience) in a particular episode, might suddenly shift completely in another successive season. Continue reading “Sherlock: The Two Final Problems”

4 May, 1891 – Remembering the Reichenbach Falls

The Reichenbach Falls

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”

*Review* Sherlock: Many Happy Returns

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I decided to start with this mini-episode as the first post in a series of reviews on TV series and film adaptations of Sherlock Holmes.

Many Happy Returns, released a few weeks before the launch of the third series of Sherlock, is a little masterpiece that is, quite often, overlooked. Continue reading “*Review* Sherlock: Many Happy Returns”

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.

Continue reading “6 reasons why Sherlock Holmes stories are awesome!”