221b Baker Street, London: A visit to Sherlock Holmes house.

Certain books were a fixture in our house growing up, and I can remember winters by the fire with illustrated editions of various Victorian novels. Amongst my favourites were the Sherlock Holmes series. (I think everyone in my family loves a mystery story, my mum remembered her Grandmother reading Agatha Christie at the breakfast table …

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Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens

I set myself the task this year of reading the remaining Charles Dickens novels that I hadn't already read before. I love a Victorian serialised novel, and Dickens rarely fails to disappoint. One of his less famous works, Dombey and Sons follows the life of Paul Dombey, a wealthy merchant whose sole aspiration in life …

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