Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes’ Birthday

Today, January 6,  is the fictional characters’ birthday. He would 162 years old, had he bothered to live so lived. In celebration of the great fictional detective’s fictional birthday, here’s a repeat of the piece I wrote to honour Sherlock … Continue reading

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Mr Holme’s Bees

Sherlock Holmes is more than an ordinary beekeeper – as you’ll find out in this summer’s new movie, Mr Holmes. I watched it at a Calgary theatre with my wife this evening. I’m glad we went. We don’t get out … Continue reading

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Elementary Beekeeping

Today is the world’s most famous detective’s birthday. No, not James Bond. Sherlock Holmes, if he ever lived at all, would have been well over 150 years old today. Or, at least, his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be … Continue reading

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