Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Mycroft Demystified

“From the time I was a child, I thought Sherlock Holmes was the greatest detective who ever lived.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar When I read that the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leader scorer and an accomplished author, was a lifelong Sherlock … Continue reading

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Fathomless Feast

Was I amazed to learn that there is a new series in which a modern-day woman switches places with the divine Jane Austen and each struggles to handle the other’s life? No, not really, because Jane has become a little … Continue reading

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Transcendental Gumshoe

One of the things that I absolutely adore about writers is how endlessly inventive they are. They are proof positive of the boundless power of the imagination. One of the many ways in which this expresses itself is their incredible … Continue reading

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New Twists

“Perhaps the greatest of the Sherlock Homes mysteries is this: that when we talk of him we invariably fall into the fancy of his existence.” T.S. Eliot Old wine in new bottles — don’t you just love it when some … Continue reading

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Foggy Nights

Everyone once in a while, I wake up in the morning with an idea for my post theme popping out of my head — that’s exactly what happened to me today. After writing about our peerless pal Sherlock, I woke … Continue reading

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Dear Sherlock

“Holmesian: of, characteristic of, or suggestive of the detective Sherlock Holmes” Who knew? Scanning my dictionary, this sprightly adjective caught my eye. Fascinating to think that even Merriam Webster’s treats Holmes as if he were a real person rather than … Continue reading

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