Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

great, epochal positive changes are sweeping the globe, and have been for three-plus years, now

“They say that genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains,” he remarked with a smile. “It’s a very bad definition, but it does apply to detective work.” Sherlock Holmes, from “A Study in Scarlet”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1887         November 17, 2016 – Divorce… Read more »

“Data! Data! Data!” he cried impatiently. “I can’t make bricks without clay.”

“Data! Data! Data!” he cried impatiently. “I can’t make bricks without clay.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Adventure of the Copper Beeches”, 1892       May 15, 2017 – 2017 UK summer forecast: Prolonged heat to once again dodge Britain   May 18, 2017 – Britain to face lack of heat… Read more »

‘if he had remained I might have shown him that my grip was not much more feeble than his own.’

“Holmes chuckled heartily. ‘Your conversation is most entertaining,’ said he. “When you go out close the door, for there is a decided draught.’ ‘I will go when I’ve had my say. Don’t you dare to meddle with my affairs. I know that Miss Stoner has been here – I traced her!… Read more »