18 Stormy Petrels braved the dark and rainy night to attend the December meeting to discuss “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder”

Sarah made thumbprint cookies in honour of the story:


Our Petrel Tree made an appearance, and Andy was able to name almost all the stories that are represented by the Sherlockian ornaments.


Among some of the ornaments are:

a bicycle, orange pips, goose, speckled band, cockroach, carbuncle, magnifying glass, pipe, pince-nez, Persian slipper, portraits of Beecher and Gen. Gordon (on framed, one unframed), bust of Holmes (with bullet hole through head), giant rat (of Sumatra), a violin, an engineer’s thumb, Dr. Watson’s medical bag, Jabez’s Japanese coin…..