Holmes on a high

12th March 2004 at 00:00
In last week's TES Scotland, Stuart Waiton writes of the over-emphasis placed on high self-esteem in schools today and cites Sherlock Holmes as someone with a refreshing "lack of interest in his own emotional state and happiness".

Would that be the same Sherlock Holmes who was addicted to opium? Enough said.

Gregor Steele

Barmore Avenue, Carluke

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