Category Archives: Afghanistan

The 2nd Afhan War

The Many Watsons – Donald Houston

Donald Houston played the part of Dr. Watson in only one film, A Study in Terror (1965). It was, however, quite an outstanding performance. As we all know, Watson, in film, is too often portrayed as a buffoon. Mr. Houston … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Nigel Bruce

I thought it might be some fun to do a short profile of the many, many actors who have portrayed my favorite character. Such a project MUST start with the most famous Watson of all; Nigel Bruce. Born William Nigel … Continue reading

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Latest Review of Watson’s Afghan Adventure

A Brilliant Book About Dr. Watson and the British Invasion of Afghanistan, February 7, 2011 By¬† William Speir “William Speir, Author of the K… (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews This review is from: Watson’s Afghan Adventure – How … Continue reading

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Reviews of Watson’s Afghan Adventure

US Holmes Society Review: WATSON’S AFGHAN ADVENTURE, by Kieran McMullen (London: MX Publishing, 2010, 216 pp., $16.95), is a Watsonian pastiche that offers his own account of his adventures in Afghanistan,which were far more colorful than his brief report in … Continue reading

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Out in Electronic Formats

Watsons Afghan Adventure has now gone live on iBooks for the iPad. iPhone РApple have local iTunes stores in USA, Canada, France, Germany and UK and the book is available from all of them! Also available on Kindle on NOW!!

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Watson’s Afghan Adventure

This is a story, set mostly in Afghanistan, during the Second Afghan War. On an evening Dr John Watson returns to 221B Baker St to find that in his absence his former orderly, Murray has visited and left a package. … Continue reading

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Weapons of Maiwand

There has always appeared to be a lot of disagreement on exactly what was the “service revolver” that Watson carried in his many adventures. Doyle never really says and every movie has a different one, everything from an R.I.C. to … Continue reading

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How I Found Dr Watson

I’ve been asked where my fascination with Dr. Watson has come from. To tell the truth I can’t remember when I wasn’t interested in the man. As a small child my father (who taught English and Russian Literature at a … Continue reading

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