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AboutI do lots of things here. I fawn over tailoring. I answer questions. I adulate the Holmes Brothers. I ship Mythea and Mystrade. I admire Mycroft Holmes from afar, and sometimes I even write about it.
A while ago I was musing aloud about setting up a library-themed blog, for all my work related musings and misadventures.
I have done that, and it’s here: bochord.tumblr.com
This is probably only of any interest to a very select few of you, and there’s not much there yet.
Anonymous asked: Do you speak czech ?
Dobryden! Nechci mluvit cesky dokonale.
….and, that’s about all I can do. I can also order in restaurants and ask directions.
Sorry, I’m a disappointment. Like most English people, I barely speak any other languages. I’ve really only got highschool French, a smattering of Swedish learnt from an ex and scraps of other languages picked up as a tourist.
Anonymous asked: I grew up reading and loving Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock was the coolest smartest person ever, and I wanted to be that. And then Sherlock happened. Being the eldest to an actual troublesome little brother, I immediately felt a connection with Mycroft. The only trouble now is, where I once admired Sherlock, I can now only see him as a petulant little brother.
I totally sympathise, Anon. I’m in the same boat. I have a sister seven years younger than me. It’s a gap small enough that we still grew up together, but large enough that I have become preoccupied by sisterly responsibility.
This is why the people who blithely state that the Holmes’ Brothers difficult relationship is indicative of real animosity irritate me. Sibling relationships are often uneasy, sour or distanced, layered with rivalries and resentments - the Holmes Brothers’ relationship is archetypal of this. This does not mean, though, that they despise one another. Quite the opposite. They’re bound by familial discord. For me, this makes their relationship seem all the more realistic.
Sorry, rambled a bit there!
treizquatorz said: we should totally start a librarians club here on tumblr. I aleready know 4, including myself.
Yes! Librarians of Tumblr Unite!
That awkward moment when the Baker Street Babes reblog you, and you’re trying your best not to get too overexcited and hyperventilate.
Anonymous asked: How exactly do YOU take your tea? (And does it gives you goosebumps, that some people make their tea (from tea bags) in the microwave?)
Personally, I live off Lady Grey and its sister blends, and the occasional cup of Ceylon. I have loose leaf teas from my local tearooms for when I am home and have the time to faff around with the teapot. The rest of the time, and when I am at work, I have a stash of teabags. I drink it with a little milk - which always goes in after the tea (and after the teabag has been removed!)
I go through about six cups a day.
Who are these people who microwave their tea? And why do they commit such atrocities?! That cannot be pleasant!
Righto chaps, I’m travelling down to London tomorrow for the weekend, where I shall hopefully be indulging in all manner of Holmesian antics, as well as doing some other less important things.
I will be back on Monday, and will address any queries, requests or general tomfoolery you may wish to send me then.
I have set up the queue to keep running in my absence. Hopefully that should work - it always has before, but one hears tell of these things.
Enjoy your weekend! I know I shall enjoy mine.