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Being Doctor Daisy

“The Holmes side is … crawling with spies. The Mycroftian branch … spends so much time undercover, they never travel anywhere without a duvet.” – Dr Margeurite “Daisy” LeStrade, from “Sherlock Jones & the Hound of the Basingstokes”. Today’s tune … Continue reading

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Just Another Book Porn Wednesday

” Books are a uniquely portable magic” – Stephen King If you’re reading this because you’re hoping for smut, you’re out of luck. Book porn is about beautiful bindings, not bodacious boobies. Bindings! Original dust jackets! Gilt-edged pages! Art work! … Continue reading

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Steampunk Weasels, Cosplay Badgers, & Recalcitrant Trees

Warnings for: Geekiness; ficticious mammals, & a particularly shirty pear tree How do you plan to spend the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend: buying a sofa, mowing the lawn, watching the telly? Alternatively, you could go your own way. Going one’s … Continue reading

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Seize the Fish! “Koi Carpe Diem” Out Now

“There are advantages to being known locally as an eccentric.” – from “Sherlock Jones & the Hound of the Basingstokes” I am writing this whilst eating racked toast. “Racked toast”, as many connoisseurs of breakfast foods know, is toast which … Continue reading

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Loneliness of the Long Story Writer

“Delay is natural to a writer. I walk around, straightening pictures on the wall … ” – EB White Warnings for: whinging, diversions, badgers, and Sherlockianism. Also, a tune by Chicago Time has been on my mind – if not … Continue reading

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