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Archive for December 2016

Goodbye, dear friends

I swore to myself when I started this website that I wouldn’t post about personal things, because, well, it didn’t seem right. But my wife and I have lost two good friends in the last three weeks, our beloved cat Xander (age at least twenty) and the imp of the perverse, our youngest cat Spike,…

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The Shameless Website of the Conan Doyle Estate Limited

The brazenness of the Conan Doyle Estate Limited continues to know no bounds. A glossy new website,, falsely claims “ownership” of U.S. trademarks in the character of Sherlock Holmes (it has applied for a broad range of trademarks but does not own them yet–and will not if the public speaks up). The CDEL’s website…

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