“A Murmuring of Bees” makes a Publishing First for me!

Yes, that's right, I can now officially put Published in front of Authoress in my bio (well I could if I had room) because my Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson short story Tales from the Riverbank has been published in the anthology A Murmuring of Bees, the latest offering from Improbable Press.  Look at how lovely it … Continue reading “A Murmuring of Bees” makes a Publishing First for me!

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fifth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 8th May 1916

This chapter appeared in the second volume of The “New Church” Times  Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         SHOT IN THE CULVERT                                 FINAL INSTALMENT.                                 CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                         CHAPTER 6                 Sholmes and Co having arrived at their new sphere of action speedily got going again. Intha Pink seized his … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fifth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 8th May 1916

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fifth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 17th April 1916

This chapter appeared in the first volume of The “New Church” Times after Roberts & Pearson had been sent to Neuve Eglise. Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                         CHAPTER 5 Snowflakes were falling heavily aroud Hordon Goose Farm, where we left Herlock with the fair Honoria. Breezy Bill, … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fifth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 17th April 1916

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fourth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 20th March 2016

Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                         CHAPTER 4 Returning to our friend Shomes who has, for some little time, been cooling his ardour in the Bec, during which period he has contrived to make the acquaintance of Honoria hi fair companion in distress. Breathing undying love and vowing … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fourth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 20th March 2016

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the third chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 6th March 1916

Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                                 SYNOPSIS:- INTHA PINK, a pioneer, while passing the Cloth Hall, Typers, the scene of a dinner given to commemorate the 73rd year of office of the mayor of that town falls into a crump-hole, where he is left soliloquising. In the meantime, … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the third chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 6th March 1916

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the second chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 26th February 1916

Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         SHOT IN THE CULVERT                                 CHARACTERS: - Same as last week SYNOPSIS:- Intha Pink, a pioneer, while passing the Cloth Hall, Typers, the scene of the dinner given to commemorate the 73rd year of office of the mayor of that town falls into a crump-hole. Here we left him. … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the second chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 26th February 1916

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 19 – Salient News!

On 12 February 1916, in the trenches at Ypres, the first edition of The Wipers Times (sub headed Salient News because no-one should ever pass up the opportunity for a pun that good) was printed and distributed. This was not the only trench publication that sprang up during the war but it is the most … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 19 – Salient News!

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 1 – The Lamps Go Out

Posted on the centenary of Britain entering the first world war, this short Sherlock AU takes place in the trenches of the Western Front and takes its title from Sir Edward Grey's oft quoted words, spoke the night before we declared war. The Lamps Go Out There should be pain, he’s sure. He can see … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 1 – The Lamps Go Out