Short Story of the Month

A Haunted House

First evening I had been feeling that I hear some noises. Normally I would dismiss it, thinking that it has to be neighbours, however these sounds came from the adjacent room. I think I know why you were selling this house, even though these things could start after you were here for the last time, without you knowing anything.

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Being of the Month

Caballucos del diablo

Seven winged horses. First of them is red, followed by orange, yellow, white, black, blue and finally green one. They run around Cantabria during the Saint John's Eve.

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Sherlockiana: Failures of Sherlock Holmes

He was not always successful. And he was not afraid to admit it. Extreme modesty is not one of the characteristics of Sherlock Holmes, however neither are arrogance and superciliousness. Looking for his failures is made harder thanks to the loyalty of his chronicler, although even doctor Watson wrote about some of them. They completed Holmes’ character and made the picture of genius detective more human

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Quote of the Month

Don't talk to me about gold plates – if you can see what the plate is made of the portions are too small.

Nanny Ogg (Terry Pratchett. Nanny Ogg's Cookbook)

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"Things just happen. What the hell."
Didaktylos*
* Terry Pratchett. Hogfather

 

Welcome to my world. For the longest time I couldn’t think of right name for this place, so I left it without one. Amongst things you can find here are attempts of science fiction and fantasy stories, my collection of gods, bogeymen and monsters and also articles about things that had me interested, be it for a while or for years. (There is more of this, sadly not in English but in Czech, on www.fext.cz)

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