Pic of the Month: Doctor Who’s Tardis

I took this picture a couple of years back but truthfully, only really looked at it closely this week.  I was visiting Portsmouth Dockyard and had sat down for a quick cup of coffee between ship-spotting. Imagine my surprise when I spied a Tardis in my orbit!  As a Doctor Who fan, it certainly drew my…

Singular Statues: #2 Sherlock Holmes

I loved this statue of Sherlock Holmes from the moment I set eyes on it.  It was Laura Porter of About London (the Queen of all things London) who took me on a Sherlock Holmes hunt with the statue as our first stopping place. Research shows that John Doubleday is the artist behind this three…

In the footsteps of Sherlock – part two

Onwards with my sleuthing in search of all things Sherlock, I met up with @AboutLondon, @IsabellesTravel and @Painting – three fab twitter friends, in the “Smoke” and started our day’s investigation over tea and toast at Speedy’s Cafe, North Gower Street, near Euston Station. Looked down on pictures of by Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman, stars…