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
Fellow Petrels: Get some Christmas shopping done at the next meeting! Fran has a great selection of Sherlockian books and VHS movies to sell during intermission at the next Stormy Petrel meeting. (50 cents to $2) A bargain, every one! We will also have our Canonical ornaments on display. Please note that we are postponing … Continue reading Book Sale!
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
The 24th Annual Silver Blaze Sweepstakes will take place Saturday the 20th day of July 2019 at 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon at the South Surrey Country Estates of Dame Johnston-Keddis Come for an event-full afternoon of high stakes betting, games and prizes. For your dining pleasure High Tea will take place on the Manor … Continue reading 2019 SILVER BLAZE ANNOUNCEMENT