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Happy Birthday, Peter Cushing (Sherlock Holmes)

Peter Cushing was born on this date (May 26) in 1913. THE star of Hammer Films’ horror franchise, alongside friend and fellow Holmes Christopher Lee, the two appeared in Hammer’s 1959… 132 more words

Sherlock Holmes

Off the Shelf: Portland Noir

When you live in the best city in the world, why leave, even in a book? Our beloved Portland is a rich backdrop for mystery series, bizarre short stories, and even a zombie western. 147 more words

Books

Haytor and Hound Tor Dartmoor Microadventure

After the thrill of Friday’s partial eclipse I decided to travel a little further for this week’s Dartmoor Microadventure and head out towards Hound Tor, from Plymouth there is a very scenic driving route through Dartmeet and Widecombe-in-the-Moor, a quaint little village that I had the good fortunate of going to school in for my last year at primary school. 251 more words

Samanta's Wildlife

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Stepping out of Baker Street Station and walking up what was once known as Upper Baker Street, you will probably spot a line of people queuing to get into an old Georgian town house. 1,240 more words

Curiosities

The South West of England: Pt 35 – Princetown, Devon

Moving on from the charming town of Tavistock, we arrived in the famous Dartmoor National Park, and more specifically, the village of Princetown, one of the most notable areas of the Park… 935 more words

Travel

The Mystery of an Upstate NY Thanksgiving

I spent Thanksgiving with my brother Michael and his wife Laura. As I drove north from Brooklyn with my sweet little dog Sophie, we were encountering increasingly stormy weather. 293 more words

Holiday