We open with a cozy, homey scene of the Watsons enjoying a quiet evening by the fire. Watson, we imagine, about to nod off while reading the latest medical journal and Mrs. Watson straining her eyes, pulling a needle threaded with colourful embroidery thread through a piece of cloth. Their quiet evening is shattered by … Continue reading February 2021 Meeting
2020 certainly was a year like no other! Fortunately many Petrels were able to keep in touch via the internet. Zoom gatherings were held by many societies throughout North America allowing us to observe or take part in their meetings. It also allowed many guests from afar to join our meetings. As is our tradition, … Continue reading Welcome 2021!
"All day the wind had screamed and the rain had beaten against the windows...As evening drew in the storm grew louder and louder..." "...the equinoctial gales had set in with exceptional violence" Watson's description sets the scene for what is to come regarding "The Five Orange Pips" This case, set in 1887, was written early … Continue reading December Meeting 2020
The Stormy Petrels of BC will continue to hold their meetings via Zoom for the foreseeable future. There is no doubt that we miss meeting at our usual venue, however, meeting online makes it possible for members and guests who would not otherwise be able to attend in person. Our next case for discussion is … Continue reading November 2020 Meeting