Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Lovely and Wonderful 1930 Today is the anniversary of the death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Spring before he died, Doyle was bedridden. However, one morning, unattended, he got up and managed to go out to his garden. Doyle much enjoyed being in his garden. He did most of his writing in the garden.…

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Lover of Mystery and Magic  It’s the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – born in 1859. Ten years ago, in 2009, a violin made from a dying sycamore tree in Conan Doyle’s garden was played to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. The violin was a nod to Conan Doyle’s creation, Sherlock…

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The Death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

In researching Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, I learned that the spring before he died, Arthur was bedridden.  However, one morning, unattended, Arthur got up and managed to go out to the garden. His family found him lying on the ground with one hand clutching his heart and the other holding a single white snowdrop. Arthur…

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