A little Belgian man,Just over my heightWith an egg shaped headYou could spot from miles,Armed with a ‘stacheLike England’s never seenHe makes me smileWhen he says ‘mon ami’.He’s obsessed with orderAnd a methodical mindYou can’t try and keep a secretThat he cannot find.You’ll find no matchFor his magnificent brain,His ‘little grey cells’Invariably win the gameSometimes…… Continue reading We Hunt Again, Mon Ami
Can you imagine what effect this lockdown would have on Sherlock? “BORED!!!” Poor Mrs. Hudson, actually. She’ll probably have to deal with much worse than bullet-holes in her walls. The stream of clients at 221B would naturally be thin, or even non-existent, what with John sanitizing the place and reminding Sherlock to stay in and…… Continue reading Quarantine Thoughts #2
Rubbing my eyes vigorously, I look up from the screen I’ve been lost in for the past two hours. It’s seven p.m. Time for a quick bite of dinner and then I’ll be off to bed, I think. It’s been a long day, answering emails, calling patrons, and helping Fergie with the logistics for tomorrow’s…… Continue reading the beginning
Dear Marjorie, It is rather harsh of me to descend upon you in this most uncouth fashion with this most dreadful piece of news – an awful transgression on my part. Butter me up with squashed peanuts and bury me in week-old bread as punishment, Marjorie, I know as well as anyone I deserve it.…… Continue reading The Truth Is, I’m Feeling Really Crazy Today
My friend and I got to see the new adaptation of one of my favourite mysteries, Murder On The Orient Express last week. The movie was enjoyable, though nitpicking me could find a few flaws as in any other book to movie adaptation… The story starts off with a generous sprinkle of comedy and laugh…… Continue reading Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Review
Ah, a crossover between two of my favourite fandoms. “It’s Christmas!” *wink* The characters of Sherlock can be divided into two types of Hogwarts students – Type A: Students decisively belonging to a house, which the Sorting Hat would declare instantly. Type B: Divergent students, whom the hat would declare are “difficult, very difficult” to…… Continue reading Which Hogwarts House Would Each Sherlock Character Belong To?
Books help in breaking the ice. When you find someone who has read and liked the same book that you have, you establish an instant connection with them. It’s a wonderful feeling to find someone with whom you can discuss the book’s plot and characters, build up theories, and share your favourite parts of the…… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Books Are Amazing (Other Than What’s In Them)
Milk and cookies were always his favourite, A given on cold winter nights Sitting by the capricious fire that crackled happily, He would slowly chew the cookies in quiet delight. When he had eaten them all and drunk the milk, He would snuggle down further, and look up at the ceiling; As if he were…… Continue reading Milk And Cookies
A fictional interview with AC and Poirot with real quotes.
About a year ago, my best friend introduced me to Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events. The two books of the series that he had lent me lay untouched for about two months, until I started reading it because I had no other new books to read. And boy, was I hooked! I finished…… Continue reading Thank You, Mr. Snicket, For My Very Favourite Dictums