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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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Former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ‘Undershaw’ is finally sold

Undershaw’s future has finally been resolved after years of dereliction and threat of unsympathetic development. I am delighted to hear that the new owners are actually an independent school called Stepping Stones which specialises in educating children with special needs, … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes licencing issue reaches breaking point

There has been a dramatic development involving the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Estate and the licencing of the characters Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Holmesian scholar Leslie S. Klinger has filed a civil action in the United States District Court … Continue reading

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Another chance to get involved in the Save Undershaw campaign

After the excitement of last year’s writing competition which gave Holmes fans the opportunity to have their short story included in ‘Sherlock’s Home’, now there is another chance to see your work in print. The Undershaw Preservation Trust are running … Continue reading

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A great week for Undershaw and Sherlock’s Home

I’m very excited to hear that I will soon be seeing my writing translated into Russian. The anthology – ‘Sherlock’s Home, The Empty House’ – was featured on a Russian national news programme last week and as a result, it … Continue reading

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Undershaw – let’s keep the fight alive

With all the excitement over CBS’ Elementary and Mark Gatiss confirming that series three of Sherlock begins filming next January, please don’t forget about the fight to save Undershaw. All the buzz and excitement which now exists about Sir Arthur … Continue reading

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Launched today – my new book ‘56 Sherlock Holmes Stories in 56 Days’

I’m so excited about this one because all royalties will be going to The Undershaw Preservation Trust.  I feel good to know that in my own small way I am helping to protect the former home of Sir Arthur Conan … Continue reading

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