“At first sight it would appear to be some childish prank.  It consists of a number of absurd little figures dancing across the paper upon which they are drawn.”

“The Dancing Men” was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1903.


Arthur Conan Doyle, who referred to this story as a “strong bloody story” listed it at number 3 on his top 12 list.


The meeting will take place, as usual, on the first Tuesday of the Month – Feb. 2nd

We will meet at Hampton Place at 7:00 pm

Fran will have the “Toast Sign-Up Sheet” for the dinner on March 12th. Please consider giving a short toast.  We have The Queen and Holmes taken care of.

If you have any questions, or need more info, please contact Fran at the Stormy Petrel g-mail address.

Question:  With whom did Watson play billiards?

Bonus: Can you decipher the sign below?




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