All posts tagged Sherlock Holmes

Saved Undershaw!

Celebrating a victory for Undershaw! The redevelopment plans that would have destroyed Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Undershaw residence have been quashed by the High Court. Read the Press Release. Read the article in The Guardian. Hurrah and good work to all on the Save Undershaw team!

Kensington Antique Row

Some ways that I am an old lady: My name is June. I like tea. I visit historical antique districts. The last one is what this post is about. This weekend we visited Kensington’s Antique Row and I thought I’d share some of the treasure we came upon. Children’s Books galore! This is Mother (Goose) […]


If you love something, you should share it. A gift for Laura, in celebration of our mutual love of Sherlock Holmes. This mysterious little box: wrapped in black, soft texture paper, with a patterned note card sealed with gold wax and secured with purple ribbon. The clue inside read: “It’s not WESTWOOD but…” The contents: […]

Reichenbach Day

(via juneMspine) (via sofuckingbeautifulbaby) (via 5×10-3104) (via vaderetromesatana) A study of the Reichenbach Fall on its anniversary–across my favorite interpretations of Sherlock Holmes.

Save Undershaw!

I may be a bit biased on the subject, but I feel that you can’t help but fall in love with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson and be, not just entertained, but enthralled by their adventures. We have but one man to thank for that: author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Unfortunately Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s […]

Mightier than the Sword

(via DailyMayhem) Few things compare with the¬†ecstasy of writing with an excellent pen. The writing implement is the tool and translator of thought, and when you’re working creatively your ideas can represented even more powerfully by the process of writing them down, and the lines made by your mark-making implement. If you’ve never used a […]