Monthly Archives: November 2011

56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of The Lion’s Mane

In my memory, this was one of my favourites but reading it again today I can’t entirely understand why, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. I approached this story full of excitement because, though I haven’t read it for some years I … Continue reading

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The Great Sherlock Holmes Debate

Congratulations to all those who took part in the Great Sherlock Holmes Debate. Thanks especially to Steve from MX Publishing who masterminded and organised such a fabulous event. It’s brilliant that more than 100 years on there are people from … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Creeping Man

Love can make us do stupid things and that is certainly true in the case of poor old Professor Presbury, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. This is one of the most unbelievable of all the stories in my opinion but I … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Problem of Thor Bridge

The contents of that despatch-box at Cox and Co sound like something out of the X-Files, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Watson begins this story by telling us about his despatch-box hidden in the vaults of Cox and Co bank crammed … Continue reading

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Barefoot Around the World – meeting Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Thanks to Becky, Mayur, Amber and Oscar for sending this picture of Barefoot meeting Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum in the south of England. They also sent in pictures of Barefoot with Top Gear’s The … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Three Garridebs

Ah yes, it’s the one where Watson gets shot, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. The story begins with Watson telling us that Holmes has refused a knighthood for services which he could not describe at that particular time.  This fits in … Continue reading

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The Great Sherlock Holmes Debate – why I’m backing BBC’s Sherlock

As MX Publishing’s Great Sherlock Holmes Debate draws ever closer (10th November) I can’t help but feel really excited about the chances of my team – BBC Sherlock. I have now seen the arguments put together by our fantastic team … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire

Well, it’s not exactly Buffy or Twilight but it’s just as far-fetched, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. I really want to like this story – it’s something a bit different and the title makes it sound very exciting but I just … Continue reading

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Barefoot Around the World – on Wall Street

Thanks to Matt Laffey of Always1895.net who sent in this picture of Barefoot paying a visit to the financial capital of the world – Wall Street in New York. Matt also sent in pictures of Barefoot joining the ‘Occupy Wall … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Three Gables

Mrs Klein is the ultimate cougar, and much more interesting than Irene Adler in my opinion, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Here we return to the familiar narration of Doctor Watson and encounter a ruthless woman who hires a band of … Continue reading

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