Four Things Tag; tag from kissingcas. ♡

Four things that people call me:

  1. Emily.
  2. Em.

Four jobs I have held:

  1. Shop-floor assistant at Sports Direct.
  2. Dish-washer at a Cafe.
  3. Waitress and ice-cream trailer runner for a Cafe.
  4. Night-porter in a Hotel.

Four movies I’ve watched more than one:

  1. Brokeback Mountain.
  2. Pride.
  3. Into the Wild.
  4. Silence of the Lambs.

Four books I’d recommend:

  1. All the Sherlock Holmes canon.
  2. Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger.
  3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon.
  4. Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak.

Four places I’ve lived:

  1. Coventry.
  2. Bournemouth:
  3. Southbourne.
  4. Boscombe.

Four places I’ve been:

  1. London.
  2. Brighton.
  3. Wales.
  4. France.

Four things I don’t eat:

  1. Burgers.
  2. Meatballs.
  3. Pork scratchings.
  4. Raisins.

Four TV shows I watch:

  1. Better Call Saul.
  2. The Walking Dead.
  3. Supernatural.
  4. Hannibal.

Four things I’m looking forward to this year:

  1. Faith No More at Download Festival.
  2. Derren Brown: Miracle.
  4. A14.

Four things I’m saying:

  1. Ugh.
  2. Ugh.
  3. Ugh.
  4. Ugh.

Four people I’m tagging to do this next:

  1. my-my-here-come-the-fuzz.
  2. m-m-mad-madness.
  3. destieluk.
  4. pasunepomme.

"Would she not have made an admirable queen? Is it not a pity that she was not on my level?"

"From what I have seen of the lady she seems indeed to be on a very different level to your Majesty," said Holmes coldly.

—  Holmes’ perspective on Irene Adler compared with that of the King of Bohemia, A Scandal in Bohemia

"Now, Watson, I want you to do something for me."

"I am here to be used, Holmes."

"Well, then, spend the next twenty-four hours in an intensive study of Chinese pottery."

He gave no explanations and I asked for none. By long experience I had learned the wisdom of obedience.

—  Holmes and Watson, The Adventure of the Illustrious Client

this is arthur conan doyles grave

this is the grave literally behind it


the johnlock otp is so fucking canon doyle got buried next to it so he could go down with that ship

he was also a man of letters

supernatural fandom I hear you rumbling in the distance

It was worth a wound - it was worth many wounds - to know the depth of loyalty and love which lay behind that cold mask. The clear, hard eyes were dimmed for a moment, and the firm lips were shaking. For the one and only time I caught a glimpse of a great heart as well as of a great brain. All my years of humble but single-minded service culminated in that moment of revelation.
—  The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Three Garridebs