Monthly Archives: October 2011

56 Stories in 56 Days – The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax

“Oh I remember this one,” says husband, “it’s got something to do with a coffin,” writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Yes, it does involve a coffin and a very clever way to get around needing a death certificate for someone you … Continue reading

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Barefoot Around the World – Barefoot at Baker Street

Thanks to Tanya who sent in this picture of Barefoot at Baker Street tube station in London. Click here to see all the pictures of Barefoot Around the World. To send in your Barefoot pictures email them to: Barefootonbakerstreet@hotmail.co.uk

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Dying Detective

Well, where do you start with this one? I feel quite overwhelmed by the task in hand, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. This story is interesting on two different levels.  Firstly there is what actually happens, and secondly what this tells … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Bruce-Partington Plans

Holmes has a new hobby – music of the middle-ages – why? Why?  Could he be any more extreme in his interests? And how unusual to find him studying so hard at something which doesn’t relate to his work, writes … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Red Circle

This is another complicated story, but unlike Wisteria Lodge, I think it hangs together really well, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Landlady Mrs Warren comes to see Holmes regarding her unusual lodger.  This strange man took the room, paid above the … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box

The beginning of this story is giving me a strange sense of deja vu, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Let me explain, or try to at least.  There is a passage at the start of The Cardboard Box which is exactly … Continue reading

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Barefoot Around the World – at The Mysterious Bookshop

Thanks to Ian from the Mysterious Bookshop who sent in this picture of Barefoot in the shop. It’s one of the oldest mystery specialist book stores in America – and can be found at 58, Warren Street in Manhattan New … Continue reading

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