John’s Mug

This is going to be short and sweet because, clearly, there isn’t a huge amount one can say about a drinking receptacle with the insignia of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) on it.That it is special to John is in no doubt – he has it with him in a bedsit that is otherwise … Continue reading John’s Mug

Johnny get your gun

In which I get all technical about John’s weapon of choice, and then take a look at several questions raised by John’s possession of a hand gun - including how he might have ended up with it in the first place.John’s gun, which we first see in his drawer at the start of A Study … Continue reading Johnny get your gun

A very short meta on the canonical relationship between Sherlock and John in BBC’s Sherlock

At the moment, as most of you know, I am researching the British involvement in the current Afghanistan conflict and thus am reading everything I can lay my hands on about our solider's lives and experiences on the front line. On my way to Paris last week I read Callsign Hades by Patrick Bury (which … Continue reading A very short meta on the canonical relationship between Sherlock and John in BBC’s Sherlock