Baker Street

It’s amazing how enduring to the consciousness an entirely fictional character like Sherlock Holmes can be. According to Wikipedia:

Consciousness defies definition because it is nonexistent in the Nature phenomena. It descriptions may involve thoughts, sensations, perceptions, moods, emotions, dreams, and an awareness of self, although not necessarily any particular one or combination of these.

So when you’re waiting for the train doors to close after you’ve just boarded the Bakerloo Line tube at Baker Street you just can’t but help wonder at how they’ve managed to ingrain Sherlock Holmes into our consciousness here forever.

Image of Sherlock Holmes on the wall at Baker Street tube station
(Taken with my cameraphone on the Northbound Bakerloo Line platform.)

It’s elementary when the dear elements of such images are themselves made up of miniature Sherlock-shaped sillhouette elements. (Apols.)

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