Category Archives: Dr Watson

BBC Sherlock: A triumphant return to form in The Six Thatchers – review

***Contains spoilers*** As I was disappointed by the direction taken in series three, I didn’t hold out much hope for the return of BBC Sherlock. After a three year wait for the series to return and endless hype, Hollywood-style trailers, … Continue reading

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Guess who’s back? 90 second trailer heralds the return of the BBC Sherlock juggernaut

There I was still trying to recover from the shock of Jane not winning the Great British Bake Off, and suddenly a trailer for series four of BBC Sherlock jumps onto the screen. Aired in typically dramatic fashion after the … Continue reading

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The joy of audiobooks, of hearing someone else’s voice bringing your words to life…

Today I heard someone else reading out one of my stories for the first time. A Question of Identity has been brought out as an audio book by MX Publishing and narrated by actor Steve White. It was a joy … Continue reading

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Review – Bonnie MacBird’s Art in the Blood

Let’s face it – there are thousands of Sherlock Holmes pastiches out there. The world and his dog have all had a go at trying to re-capture the magic of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original stories with very varied degrees … Continue reading

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Elementary finale gives us a battle between Holmes and his ultimate nemesis – heroin

****Contains spoilers**** The Warner Bros film gave us an actual fall into a waterfall, BBC Sherlock gave us a fall from grace and now Elementary has given us a fall back, or relapse, into addiction. We love to see Holmes … Continue reading

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2014 – The Year Sherlock Holmes Became Free

It’s been yet another busy year for Sherlock Holmes admirers as the popularity of the world’s most famous detective continues to grow. 2014 kicked off with the return of BBC Sherlock. Series Three burst onto our screens with a riot … Continue reading

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Why Watson? Why didn’t Holmes pick a more like-minded friend?

Sherlock Holmes is clearly capable of sustaining a lasting friendship, and it’s interesting to observe that the person he chooses to do this with is pretty ordinary by comparison. The most significant relationship in Holmes’ life is the one he … Continue reading

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