“”Welcome, Sir Henry! Welcome to Baskerville Hall!”
On Tuesday, October 6th, the Stormy Petrels will meet to discuss the next 5 chapters of “The Hound of the Baskervilles”
The first 5 chapters gained high marks from the members at the Sept. meeting. Will the next 5 chapters (6 through 10) prove as popular?
“That is the great Grimpen Mire,” said he . “A false step yonder means death to man or beast.”
Who was the woman sobbing in the night? Why was a mounted soldier watching the road? Why did Miss Stapleton utter a warning of “Go back to London!”? What was Barrymore up to at the window late at night?
So much to discuss at Hampton Place, 7:00 pm on Oct. 6th
Enter your name for the book prize draw by answering the following question:
Who is described as “….a heavy, solid person, very limited, intensely respectable, and inclined to be puritanical.”
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Fran Martin became a member of The Bootmakers of Toronto in 1987 and The Stormy Petrels of B.C. in 1988.
She has attended several Sherlockian conferences including: In 1992 "Aspects of Holmes" in Bradford, England (hosted by The Northern Musgraves); In 2006 "ACD at 35" in Toronto (hosted by The Bootmakers of Toronto); 2013 "Sherlock Holmes Through Time & and Place" in Minneapolis (hosted by The Norwegian Explorers); 2014 "Gillette to Brett IV" in Bloomington (hosted by Wessex Press); 2015 SherlockCon in Seattle; 2015 "A Scintillation of Scions VIII" in Baltimore (hosted by Watson's Tin Box); 2016 "The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes" (hosted by The Norwegian Explorers); in 2018 in Dayton, Ohio for the "Holmes, Doyle & Friends" conference (hosted by the Agra Treasurers).
Fran has held several positions with The Stormy Petrels of B.C. including secretary, vice-president, special events coordinator and is currently president and editor of the "Petrel Flyer".
She was honoured with being awarded the title of "Master Bootmaker" in 2014. She was very pleased to present a paper to a meeting of Sir Hugo's Companions in Chicago in 2017.
Fran has contributed articles to Canadian Holmes magazine, the Watsonian and Chris Redmond's "About Sixty" and "Sherlock Holmes is Like...". In May, 2018 she attended the 78th annual Speckled Band of Boston dinner. She was very honoured to have been one of the first women invited.
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