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  • Many thanks for this interesting link, Sumal S. It seems to me humans and probably most animals (like cats) have the capacity to attend specifically to one sense when that sense is needed – for example, if there’s a burglar in your house in the middle of the night. Your hearing is the sense most needed in the dark and the mind concentrates hard on listening. As a child I had a...
    Tim Symonds 3 May
  • Sumalsn, this is very interesting information about Carrados. By coincidence, I heard recently that it simply isn’t true that when a person goes blind the other senses such as hearing sharpen up greatly to compensate. Can anyone confirm or refute the belief the hearing grows more acute, for example? Tim From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$1 [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia...
    Tim Symonds 25 Apr
  • I agree with Ron, it’s nonsense. As I recall, Arthur Conan Doyle was told of the tale of the mysterious hound on the moors by someone who lived in Devon but, as I recall reading, Doyle went on to pay the man £50 for the story which became The Hound of the Baskervilles . As far as I know, there is no record of Doyle paying anyone else for other suggestions for his short stories...
    Tim Symonds 22 Apr
  • ...come I hope? Thanks again, Ron aka The Game is Afoot a proud member the Sherlock Holmes Society of India. On 2/3/2017 2:01 AM, Tim Symonds tim.symonds@^$4 [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote: Hi Ron, it should be Watson at http://www.educationquizzes.com/specialist...
    Tim Symonds 3 Feb
  • ...Hi, The only quiz I pull up is for Sherlock Holmes. Is there a problem with the Watson quiz? Thanks, Ron On 2/2/2017 6:00 AM, Tim Symonds tim.symonds@^$6 [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote: SHSI members may know quite a bit about Sherlock Holmes - his Stradivarius...
    Tim Symonds 3 Feb
  • ...quiz Hi, The only quiz I pull up is for Sherlock Holmes. Is there a problem with the Watson quiz? Thanks, Ron On 2/2/2017 6:00 AM, Tim Symonds tim.symonds@^$4 [SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia] wrote: SHSI members may know quite a bit about Sherlock Holmes - his Stradivarius...
    Tim Symonds 3 Feb
  • ...www.educationquizzes.com/specialist/books/fictional-characters-dr-john-h-watson/ Please also circulate/tweet/Facebook etc. ***** Tim Symonds has published five full-length Sherlock Holmes novels including 'Sherlock Holmes And The Sword Of Osman' (http://www.amazon.co...
    Tim Symonds 2 Feb
  • ...farmstead. He was waiting for me on his verandah, tweed-suited, briar in hand, when the brought me to his isolated home’ http://tim-symonds.co.uk From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$1 [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$2] Sent: 07 January 2017 17:12 To: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia...
    Tim Symonds 7 Jan
  • ...definitely remove that particular quiz question and change it to something else in the future, easily done! With best wishes Tim http://tim-symonds.co.uk From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$1 [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$2] Sent: 06 January 2017 15:58 To: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia...
    Tim Symonds 6 Jan
  • ...stories is Watson was not especially keen to be around when Holmes whiled away some hours on the Strad. With best wishes Tim http://tim-symonds.co.uk From: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$1 [mailto:SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia@^$2] Sent: 06 January 2017 02:40 To: SherlockHolmesSocietyofIndia...
    Tim Symonds 6 Jan