Happy 153rd Birthday Arthur! May your day be filled full of fairies, haggis, and books… and not that pesky detective you kind of hated but everyone loves you for.
We owe you so much.
Happy Birthday old boy!
Watson’s first opinion of Holmes in A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Step 1) move in. Step 2) study flatmate voraciously at all hours. Step 3) compile lists about him.
Conan Doyle, You Troll.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, enjoyed practical jokes. He is said to have once sent a telegram to twelve of his friends, all people of great significance and power. The telegram said: ‘Flee at once, the secret is discovered’. Within 24 hours all twelve had left the country.
That. Is. BRILLIANT!
Lets do this!
Even months after the airing of BBC’s unresolved take on The Final Problem a shadow remains over the Sherlockian community.
The 121st anniversary of that fateful plunge into The Reichenbach Falls (or leap off of St. Bart’s) is approaching. May 4, 1891 is widely recognized as the date Professor Moriarty met his demise and Sherlock Holmes vanished, leaving his trusty comrade behind. Source
Follow This blog for angst-ridden posts and support from your fellow Sherlockians. As we head into the week leading up to the ‘death’ of the world’s only consulting detective feel free to share you Reichenbach story, art or fics that we may all prepare for The Final Problem.
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU!
(Forgive my nerdom.)
Woe! #Sherlock Holmes “died” on May 4, 1891 and now 121 years later… we are still mourning. Join holmesosis in forever angst by participating in this morbid affair!
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