I remember it got a lot more interesting riding or driving through the Auckland university district after the place was fully iPodestrianised.
Time for the London approach to prevent texting injuries:
[Warning: this video is to be taken by a grain or three of salt, a point apparently missed by the commenters on YouTube...]
Speaking of Sherlock Holmes and smoking, he smokes a pipe in the film of course, and the credits end with the following note, which is probably quite common but I don't recall seeing it before:
"No person or entity associated with this film received payment or anything of value, or entered into any agreement, in connection with the depiction of tobacco products."
It would have to be excellent product placement to extend to the 1890s, but still.