From the learning of Cartwright Cartwright in the case of the Baskervilles It was thru my antics with Mr Sherlock Holmes that I had the opportunity to learn to read and right. I had the opportunity to assist him during the case described by Watson as the Hound of the Baskervilles. In the first instance …Continue reading "With reverence to Sherlock Holmes "
From the Pen of Stanley Hopkins of the Great Teacher Sherlock Holmes Meeting Sherlock Holmes I was fairly young when i had graduated as Scotland yard Detective. After attending a number of lectures from what some of the experienced detectives called a a theorist, Sherlock Holmes. I would go on to call him the …Continue reading "The Great Teacher of Sherlock Holmes"
Received in the post Rat 221b Baker street London from the Lion Hunter I have the greatest respect for Sherlock Holmes as a Lion Hunter of some renown, who knows he had my neck in his hands I don’t know why he let me go but I guess he could see that I wasn’t a danger …Continue reading "From the Pen of the Lion Hunter Leon Sterndale "
An extract from the journal of inspector Athelney Jones. The sign of the four Before my good fortune of working with Mr Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson I had attended a lecture by the theorist, who it would transpire was very rarely wrong however according to Dr Watson’s writing I am not the only …Continue reading "From the journal of Athelney Jones "
Rant alert Ok im going to have a but of a rant here but I’m sure it’ll ring true especially on LinkedIn. Car drivers take a look at this Now I drive a 7.5 tonne truck so you can take these distances and probably multiply them up by 15 assuming the average car weighs half …Continue reading "Be aware of the truck, stopping distances increase"
From the journal of Chief Inspector Lestrade upon his retirement from Scotland Yard It in no small part that I owe my rise in Scotland Yard to my friend and ally Sherlock Holmes of 221b Baker street London. I had some other business in a case of fraud as I recall before my colleague Gregson …Continue reading "Sherlock Holmes, from viewpoint of Chief Inspector G Lestrade "
July has seen a big learning curve in self hosting blogs so if you need lessons in blogging then read on. With my mentor Tim Stevens I opened a second site friendlytravelguide.com for which we are looking for guest bloggers who would be most welcome to add links to their own sites and further lessons …Continue reading "Julys lessons in blogging "
It strikes me that Arthur Conan Doyle thought very little of the post of justice of the peace, as in both The adventure of the Glorious Scott The Reigate squire In both of these he turns the Justice of the peace into a criminal, in one case a former criminal deported to Australia and in the …Continue reading "Arthur Conan Doyle thinks little of the Justice of the peace "
In the canon of Sherlock Holmes, Blackmail raises it’s ugly head several times, but most notably in the case of Charles Arthur Milverton who buys incriminating material, mostly about ladies of high society who about to be wed. As Sherlock Holmes points out if the victim of milverton goes to the police, milverton may get …Continue reading "The thing about Blackmail, the cruellest crime"
56 short stories and 4 novels of the Canon of Sherlock Holmes I need not cover all 56 short stories or the 4 novels of the Canon of Sherlock Holmes The study in scarlet The sign of the four The hound of the Baskervilles The Valley of fear in any great detail and I have …Continue reading "The canon of Sherlock Holmes, an analysis of the Canon"