The Stormy Petrels will, once again, meet in person for their May meeting. The story for discussion will be "The Adventure of the Dancing Men", first published in the Strand Magazine (UK) and Collier's (US) for Dec. 1903. Arthur Conan Doyle ranked this adventure as number 3 on his top 12 favourites list, and referred … Continue reading MAY MEETING 2023
APRIL 2023 MEETING
"It was a masterpiece of villainy, and he carried it out like a master." At the next meeting of The Stormy Petrels of BC, we will be discussing "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder" which first appeared in Collier's (US) in October 1903 and in the Strand (UK) in November 1903. Good news for our … Continue reading APRIL 2023 MEETING
Nineteen Stormy Petrels and guests met on Sunday, March 19th to enjoy their 33rd Annual Dinner/Luncheon. The venue this year was The Old Bavaria Haus in New Westminster. All diners received small chocolate violins and the door prizes were the chocolate magnifying lenses. Many prizes were won, toasts were offered, and skits were performed. 2023 … Continue reading 2023 LUNCHEON
SHERLOCK HOLMES IS BACK!
Believing Holmes had met a watery end, Dr. Watson returned to London alone, leaving behind "the best and the wisest man whom I have ever known." Although "The Adventure of the Empty House" was set in 1894, it appeared in Collier's Magazine (US) in September 1903, and in the Strand Magazine (UK) in October 1903. … Continue reading SHERLOCK HOLMES IS BACK!