Monthly Archives: October 2011

56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge

This is the first story in the compilation titled ‘His Last Bow’ and starts with a brief description of Holmes’ current situation. Watson tells us that Holmes is alive and well, though occasionally troubled by bouts of rheumatism.  He is … Continue reading

Posted in 56 Sherlock Holmes stories in 56 days | Leave a comment

Barefoot Around the World – in Bidford-on-Avon

Gary sent in this picture of Barefoot ‘relaxing’ at his caravan in Bidford, near Evesham, in Worcestershire. 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

Posted in Barefoot Around the World | Leave a comment

56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Second Stain

There is a confusing chronology about this one, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. It is not clear when Watson is writing the Second Stain or when the events actually occurred.  All we know is that this is meant to be the … Continue reading

Posted in 56 Sherlock Holmes stories in 56 days | Leave a comment

56 stories in 56 days – The Adventure of the Abbey Grange

Holmes has an epic moan at Watson on the way to the scene of the crime, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. On the way to Abbey Grange, Holmes has a massive moan at poor Watson about his literary shortcomings. He really … Continue reading

Posted in 56 Sherlock Holmes stories in 56 days | Leave a comment

Barefoot Around the World – in Russell Square

Thanks to Istvan who sent us this picture of Barefoot in London’s Russell Square which, of course, is at the heart of Holmes territory. It also featured in the BBC series Sherlock which I will be supporting in the Great … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot Around the World | Leave a comment

56 stories in 56 days – The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter

There is a period of inactivity and Watson fears that Holmes may turn to drugs, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Watson tells us that over the years he has managed to wean Holmes off drugs but as there has now been … Continue reading

Posted in 56 Sherlock Holmes stories in 56 days | Leave a comment

56 stories in 56 days – The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez

Interestingly, Watson refers to “our work” at the start of this one, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Watson writes: “When I look at the three manuscript volumes which contain our work for the year 1894 . . .” Clearly the business … Continue reading

Posted in 56 Sherlock Holmes stories in 56 days | Leave a comment