Pending doom in the beauty 

Walking Stella this morning I’m struck by the the infinite amount of Spiders webs look beautiful in the morning dew. There beauty is enhanced by the sinister pending doom of every strand of their existence. Glistening in morning sunlight waiting for an unsuspecting creature on the wing to send signals of their pending doom, their …

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Swamp adder from A speckled band

Poison, My dear Watson, it was poison

My dear Watson , There are several cases in which the weapon of choice is Poison, in the Canonical Sherlock Holmes stories. In A study on Scarlet, Both Enoch Drebber and Joseph Stangerson are offered a choice by Jefferson Hope, choose a pill, one of which is a highly toxic alkaloid the other an inert …

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