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!
The Stormy Petrels will be celebrating the 165th Birthday of our beloved consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, on January 5, 2019. Food and fellowship is on the agenda at The White Spot Restaurant located at 1616 West Georgia Street, Vancouver (11:30 am) - the Fireplace Room. Please RSVP to Fran as soon as possible at: email@example.com … Continue reading Birthday Brunch
The story for discussion will be "The Mazarin Stone" published in the Strand Magazine and in Hearst's International for October 1921. Narrated in the third person, this adaptation is based on a one-act play, "The Crown Diamond: An Evening with Sherlock Holmes", written by ACD. The stage is set! We see scientific charts on the … Continue reading December 4th Meeting
"The Blanched Soldier", the second tale of the Casebook, was published in Liberty Magazine (NY) in October 1926 and in The Strand Magazine in November 1926. It's one of the two cases which Sherlock Holmes, himself, had penned. Where was Dr. Watson? Holmes mentioned him throughout the story. Do you get the impression that Holmes missed him? … Continue reading November 6, 2018 Meeting