Due to the inclement weather conditions and accumulation of snow on Lower Mainland roads, the meeting for Feb. 4th has been postponed until next Tuesday, Feb. 11th. Same time, same place, same story. "It was a bright, crisp February morning, and the snow of the day before still lay deep upon the ground..." (Beryl Coronet) … Continue reading FEB. 4, 2020 – SNOW DAY!
The Sherlock Holmes Birthday Brunch, held on January 4th was another success. A good turnout (16 members, including guests) plus Tim brought a birthday cake! The private Fireplace Room was, as always, a perfect location for the event, and the manager, Jake Mees donated three $30 gift certificates for any White Spot Restaurant for … Continue reading February 2020 Mtg
The adventure for discussion at the December meeting will be "The Retired Colourman" first published in The Strand in 1927 and in Liberty in 1926. The adventure is set in 1898 and is the last story in The Casebook. We find Holmes in what Watson calls a "...melancholy and philosophic mood." This seems to change little throughout the story. … Continue reading December 2019 Meeting
A special treat for Stormy Petrels!! Our own "Priory Schoolmaster" Sheldon Goldfarb is offering, to Petrel members attending the November meeting, a complimentary copy of his book: This wonderful book has received many positive reviews by International Sherlockians. "My name is Sherlock Holmes...my business is that of every other good citizen - to uphold the … Continue reading November 2019 Meeting