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Guest Blog from author AA Abbott (This article previously appeared in a slightly different form on Blogger August 27th 2014)

Brum’s always had a great reputation for making stuff – literally, anything – and lately, for fabulous shops and clubs, and a thriving coffee culture. 599 more words


Uncovering The Sherlockian Atlas

“Let’s see if he can figure out which way to go”, chuckled Steve behind me, as I emerged from the stairwell and tried to walk into a cupboard. 1,636 more words

Lot No. 249 (1892) by Arthur Conan Doyle


Oxford student and Egyptologist sends a four thousand year old mummy after his enemies, but meets his match in the person of the medical student who lives upstairs. 24 more words

Short Stories

The Book Lover's Ball - After Dark

I’m a classic introvert – I love to spend an evening curled up with a good book and with my BlackBerry at my side.  That’s not to say that I don’t enjoy going out but it’s not something I *have* to do.  1,475 more words


Talking to the Universe

I’ve just started reading the surprisingly short book on Cosmic Ordering and it made me think of something that started happening at the beginning of the year. 410 more words

Review: Arthur & George (S1 E1/3), Monday 2nd March, ITV

Based on a true story and adapted from the best-selling novel by Julian Barnes, Arthur & George told the story of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle (played here by Martin Clunes, who’s very good) and a case he looked into in the 1800s. 809 more words

British Crime Drama

The Los Amigos Fiasco (1892) by Arthur Conan Doyle


The first electrocution in the town of Los Amigos doesn’t go quite as anticipated in this deft comedy.

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