A great beginning to the year as 13 Stormy Petrels met at The White Spot near Stanley Park in Vancouver to celebrate the birthday of the world's first and undoubtedly the best consulting detective. Treasurer Elsa is collecting annual dues which will ensure at least 6 issues of our "Petrel Flyer" will be coming your … Continue reading Welcome, 2015!
The Stormy Petrels of BC enjoyed a lovely brunch in celebration of Sherlock Holmes' Birthday. There were 18 members and guests plus 3 newly signed-up members. Thank you to the White Spot for the use of their private room (with fireplace). Looking ahead, we can look forward to many more special events, more scholarship and … Continue reading WELCOME 2013!
I can almost hear the celebratory clinking of glasses as Sherlockians and Doyleans all around the world toast to the Judge's decision to save Undershaw from being destroyed and turned into flats. The hopes for the future of this heritage site is that it will be restored and turned into a museum and a place … Continue reading UNDERSHAW IS SAVED!
It is the home Arthur Conan Doyle had specially built for his wife Louise (Touie) who was suffering from tuberculosis. It is the only historic, literary house (apart from Thomas Hardy’s) that was designed by the resident writer. It is where Arthur Conan Doyle wrote most of his well-known works, including The Hound of the … Continue reading UNDERSHAW – www.saveundershaw.com