Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

The Hound of Hergest Court, Inspiration for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Hound”

Hergest Court, found in Kington, Herefordshire, was once a fine home, but it is but a “shadow” of its former greatness. However, its decline appears appropriate when one considers the history of the building and of its owner. Many people … Continue reading

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A New Sherlock Holmes

I am very psyched because tomorrow evening one of my favorite British actors (Benedict Cumberbatch) will portray one of my favorite literary characters (Sherlock Holmes) in Masterpiece Mystery on PBS. Although his name may not be familiar, I am sure … Continue reading

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