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The Hound of the Baskervilles


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a master of mystery novels and Sherlock Holmes is such a wonderfully iconic character it’s hard to compare these books to other mysteries out there. 341 more words


It's a Mystery to Me

My first encounter with Agatha Christie was her novel, Murder on the Orient Express, which I read for one of my book clubs. I’m not usually a reader of mysteries unless by accident. 562 more words

Books, Movies & Music


Well it is that spooky time of the year! And this is the most supernatural tale that our old friend Arthur Conan Doyle wrote featuring our friend Sherlock Holmes! 20 more words

A Modern Bestiary - K is for Ki Du

I feel a certain fondness for the Ki Du, the great black dog of Brittany.  Dogs, in the main, are more forthright than humans, and far more loyal. 547 more words

Theatre Review – Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

York Theatre Royal, Tuesday 2nd August 2016

 Damian Cruden’s Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles is an original family-oriented devised musical dressed handsomely in an appropriated Victorian circus-theatre aesthetic involving model cityscapes, shadowplay and scrolling captions. 327 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Books Outside my Comfort Zone

Here’s to those living – or reading – dangerously!

Everyone’s got a comfort zone. Some people are more willing than others to step outside of theirs, but everyone’s got one, even us bookworms, and it’s this week’s Top Five Wednesday topic. 783 more words