Oct 17, 2018
The famous year of 1895 holds many wonders. Many of the cases in The Return of Sherlock Holmes took place in this year, and as you would imagine, many of the untold tales are mentioned during that timeframe.
And it would seem that if one has three names —...
Oct 10, 2018
As we glance around the sitting room at 221B Baker Street, the famous lodgings of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, there's no lack of seating. In fact, one might have the pick of any number of seating styles.
From armchair to basket chair, settees to sofas, we explore the seating...
Oct 3, 2018
"My correspondence certainly has
the charm of variety," said Sherlock Holmes in "The Noble
Bachelor." He could have been easily referring to the medium as
well as the message.
For Holmes was an inveterate sender and receiver of telegrams. What was the messaging industry like in...
Sep 26, 2018
We occasionally hear "Mr. Cocksure" and "jack-in-office" thrown about as epithets in the Sherlock Holmes stories. But by and large, there is very little profanity in these Victorian and early Edwardian detective tales.
But Sherlock Holmes manages to insult and put down...
Sep 20, 2018
Watson occasionally accompanied Sherlock Holmes onto the Continent (i.e., Europe), but there were many other instances when Holmes's work took him there without Watson. And we, along with Watson, were later treated to tantalizing hints as to what happened.
What were some of...