-You’re really proud of yourself for having learned to say that, aren’t you?
“I had neither kith nor kin in England, and was therefore as free as air — or as free as an income of eleven shillings and sixpence a day will permit a man to be. Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained. There I stayed for some time at a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought. So alarming did the state of my finances become, that I soon realized that I must either leave the metropolis and rusticate somewhere in the country, or that I must make a complete alteration in my style of living. Choosing the latter alternative, I began by making up my mind to leave the hotel, and to take up my quarters in some less pretentious and less expensive domicile” Chapter 1, Mr. Sherlock Holmes ’A study in Scarlet‘
Lucky Number 7: Series Seven Chair by Arne Jacobsen-
Arne Jacobsen designed the series 7 chair in 1955. It has been in continuous production ever since and has gone on to be one of the best selling chair designs of all time. Unfortunately it has also been one of the most copied and many inferior copies have been produced. Danish company Fritz Hansen have had the license to produce the chair since it was first launched and still produce the chair today. This image was taken at Gentofte City Hall.
If I had to choose only one gif to describe life at 221B, this would be it.
“You told me it was coming up to Christmas and I should hang mistletoe in the flat. Do you have any idea how long it took me to find someone called mistletoe?!”
“Still not kissing you under it.”