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HQ Sherlock Backdrops - Part 2 -

Excellent resource backgrounds for making Sherlock edits or graphics - Cut out your characters & put them infront of: 221 Baker Street front door, 221 Hallway, Mrs Husdon’s kitchen sink, the Smiley wallpaper,2 21B kitchen & the Living room.

Other Backdrops here: (Tardis 1) (Tardis 2) (Sherlock 1) (Sherlock 2) (Sherlock 3) (Sherlock 4)

There are several reasons why fans of BBC’s Sherlock are utterly mad, incurably creative, and horny as hell. First and foremost, they are hungry. Devotees of American TV dramas get twenty-two episodes a year. Fans of most British drams enjoy six, eight, maybe a dozen. The Sherlock fandom gets three. The Sherlock fandom gets three television episodes every 18-24 months. The Sherlock fandom is deeply, abidingly, and very inventively starving.
—  Anne Jamison, Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World.
Probably at some point during a case:
  • Anderson: So you think the murderer is his wife..
  • Sherlock: Yes
  • Anderson: Oh, come on! There's a gun in his hand! It'obvious! He's killed himself!
  • Sherlock: Shh!
  • Sherlock: Did you hear that?
  • Anderson: What?
  • Sherlock: The sound of the fuck I give about the bullshits you say.
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HQ Sherlock Backdrops - Part 4 -

Excellent resource backgrounds for making Sherlock edits or graphics - Cut out your characters & put them infront of: Battersea power station, Shezza’s drug den, Anderson’s flat, CAM’s bedroom, Various bits of Appledore, The Tube train interior & the Egg Chair Sitty Thing Flat.

Other Backdrops here: (Tardis 1) (Tardis 2) (Sherlock 1) (Sherlock 2) (Sherlock 3) (Sherlock 4)

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HQ Sherlock Backdrops - Part 1 -

Excellent resource backgrounds for making Sherlock edits or graphics - Cut out your characters & put them infront of: The arches from The Blind Banker, the hollow from The Hounds of Baskerville, John Watson’s kidnap warehouse, the London Underground & more.

Other Backdrops here: (Tardis 1) (Tardis 2) (Sherlock 1) (Sherlock 2) (Sherlock 3) (Sherlock 4)

End of an Era

Another small ficlet set in the Map of the World universe.

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“But isn’t there anything you can do?”

And Molly looks miserably down at lavender the shirt in Sherlock’s hand. The shirt now stained with GSR and blood-spatter. The shirt now missing a sleeve and almost all of its buttons. The shirt which had miraculously survived Moriarty, Magnusson, the bombing of Baker Street and John’s repeated attempts to clean up his friend’s flat, only to come to an end in front of her very eyes, courtesy of some common-or-garden thug-

At seeing the legendary Purple Shirt of Sexy destroyed, she can’t help it.

She does what any heavily pregnant, recently bereaved, completely hormonal woman would do: She bursts into tears.

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St Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri, June 6, 1909

Wikipedia says that: Alphonse Bertillon was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement creating an identification system based on physical measurements. Anthropometry was the first scientific system used by police to identify criminals. Before that time, criminals could only be identified by name or photograph. The method was eventually supplanted by fingerprinting. He is also the inventor of the mug shot. Photographing of criminals began in the 1840s only a few years after the invention of photography, but it was not until 1888 that Bertillon standardized the process.

and later: 

Bertillon was by many accounts regarded as extremely eccentric. According to Maurice Paleologue, who observed him at the second court-martial, Bertillon was “certainly not in full possession of his faculties”. Paleologue goes on to describe Bertillon’s argument as “…a long tissue of absurdities,” and writes of “…his moonstruck eyes, his sepulchral voice, the saturnine magnetism” that made him feel that he was “…in the presence of a necromancer.”

Bertillon is referenced in the Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles, in which one of Holmes’ clients refers to Holmes as the “second highest expert in Europe” after Bertillon.

Things I want to write but am too tired atm:

- Wolfstar time travel AU
- Sirius asking Remus to move in with him
- Wolfstar proposal let me repeat WOLFSTAR PROPOSAL HOW HAVENT I DONE THIS
- Johnlock Sherlock coming back in a non canon way (aka FLUFF and get together)
- I REALLY WANT TO WRITE SOMETHING DRARRY IDK WHAT THO
- Sirius writes Remus a love letter and it’s awful but Remus loves it
- Sherlock overworks himself and John has to literally force him into bed… or with Wolfstar
- WOLFSTAR APOCALYPTIC AU

I need to wake up.