The Stormy Petrels began the New Year with their annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Brunch. Nineteen Petrels and guests enjoyed food and fellowship at The White Spot Restaurant on West Georgia Street on January 5th. Three current members of the Petrel Exec: Orilea (one of my V.P's) Fran (President) and Elsa (Retiring Treasurer) The Stormy Petrels … Continue reading Welcome 2019!
Stormy Petrels will be heading south of the border on Sat., November 3rd. Why? The Sound of the Baskervilles will host a gathering of West Coast Sherlockian societies. This is a great opportunity to meet up with wonderful Sherlockians from up and down the Pacific Coast and share thoughts ideas over a delicious meal, participate … Continue reading 4th Int’l Sherlockian Summit 2018
We are now into The Case Book. Tuesday's case was originally published in 1924. The 54th of 60 stories. We learn that both Holmes and Watson had a weakness for the Turkish bath. We learn that Holmes uses the telephone. We learn that Watson is living in his own suite on Queen Anne Street. There … Continue reading October Meeting 2018
"His Last Bow" This case was first published in both the Strand Magazine (England) and Collier's (US) in September 1917. The story was subtitled "The War Service of Sherlock Holmes" when published in magazines, but subtitled "An Epilogue of Sherlock Holmes" when it appeared in book form. (From Christopher Redmond's "A Sherlock Holmes Handbook". Set … Continue reading September Meeting 2018