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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Retired Colourman

Well, that’s it, I’ve made it to the end, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. This is the 56th story and signals the end of my epic blog-a-thon.  What an adventure it has been!  Re-visiting the stories has been very enjoyable and … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place

This is a great little tale, dark and gothic, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. In this story we have crypts, dead bodies, the burning of bones in a furnace, rumours of ghosts, it’s all great fun and a wonderful macabre story.  … Continue reading

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56 Stories in 56 Days – The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger

Here we have another mysterious lodger with a past to hide, but this story is very different to The Red Circle even though I do keep getting them confused, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. This is a common problem for me, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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