Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Review: Unquiet Spirits by Bonnie Macbird

The second Sherlock Holmes pastiche from writer Bonnie Macbird tries to answer two questions which have haunted (get it?) Sherlockians for as long as the ‘Great Game’ has been played. They are simply: ‘where was he educated?’ and ‘why does … Continue reading

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Great Canadian podcast ‘I Grok Sherlock’ references Barefoot blog on issues of Doyle and race

I Grok Sherlock is a great podcast full of canon-based shenanigans, detailed analysis, humour, and a very special mention of yours truly . . . Canadian Sherlockians Mike Ranieri and Geordie Telfer set up the I Grok Sherlock podcast ‘To … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes-related book ‘The Continuity Girl’ showcases a novel way of publishing

What if you could get involved in the next bestseller in the Sherlock Holmes universe right from the start? There’s no use phoning up the likes of Mark Gatiss or Guy Ritchie and saying, ‘If I give you a tenner, … Continue reading

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BBC Sherlock: The Final Problem – review

***Spoiler Alert*** The problem with The Final Problem was trying to follow what the hell was going on. I scratched my head so much during the ninety minutes my scalp felt like I’d had an attack of nits. Crime/mystery solving was put … Continue reading

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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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