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"The Priory is, Without Exception, the Best..." [PRIO] "The Priory is, Without Exception, the Best..." [PRIO]

I share the following below from Ben & Sue Vizoskie, as forwarded to me. I share their sentiments. Bob was a kind and gentle man who w...

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"Light-houses, my boy! Beacons of the future!" [NAVA] "Light-houses, my boy! Beacons of the future!" [NAVA]

There was a nice mention of the classic exchange about board-schools in 'The Naval Treaty' in the May 30 Guardian . Ken Lanza was k...

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"In some manner he had learned of my own sad bereavement..." [EMPT] "In some manner he had learned of my own sad bereavement..." [EMPT]

Last Friday, May 26, 2006, the Sherlockian world lost one of its own. Trish Pearlman, ASH ("A Curious Collection") passed beyond...

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"It Is a Hobby of Mine to Have an Exact Knowledge of London." [REDH] "It Is a Hobby of Mine to Have an Exact Knowledge of London." [REDH]

Recently, a reader contacted me for recommendations for incorporating Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle into a trip to London. It...

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"The affair seems absurdly trifling..." [SIXN] "The affair seems absurdly trifling..." [SIXN]

A Trifling Reference is a "cross reference of the cases of the Consulting Detective, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, as chronicled by his friend...

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Google Doodle Honors Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Google Doodle Honors Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"a fine figure of a man, tall, lithe, and agile" [3STU] In honor of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birthday today, Google has co...

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Eye of Vengeance is Jonathan King's Latest Eye of Vengeance is Jonathan King's Latest

"nursing in his heart the fierce desire for vengeance" [STUD]  We have been informed by his publisher that Jonathon King has wri...

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Roger Ebert Knows the Baker Street Irregulars Roger Ebert Knows the Baker Street Irregulars

"The irregulars are useful sometimes" [RETI] The Baker Street Irregulars received a mention in Roger Ebert's review of &quo...

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It's a Mystery to Feature Sherlock Holmes It's a Mystery to Feature Sherlock Holmes

"he made a rapid cast around" [DEVI] In honor of the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on May 22, host Elizabeth Foxwell will ...

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Sherlock Holmes and the Masons Sherlock Holmes and the Masons

"a large Masonic pin" [RETI] With the imminent release of " The Da Vinci Code " in theaters, there has been a good de...

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Freud and the Queen of Crime Freud and the Queen of Crime

"( Journal of Psychology , March 1883)" [HOUN] Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology, Social and Behavioral Sciences Dep...

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Finding that 2006 BSJ Survey Finding that 2006 BSJ Survey

"Late last night Mrs. Hudson...brought up a message" [VALL] A bit of housekeeping from Mrs. Hudson. We have received some inqu...

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Mothers in the Sherlock Holmes Stories Mothers in the Sherlock Holmes Stories

"by the memory of your dear mother" [GLOR] A happy Mother's Day to all of the Sherlockian mothers out there. Parental fi...

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Take the 2006 BSJ Survey Take the 2006 BSJ Survey

"We continued our systematic survey" [PRIO] As part of an effort to understand what is important to our readers, we'd like ...

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What's in the Spring 2006 Issue of the Baker Street Journal What's in the Spring 2006 Issue of the Baker Street Journal

"It was too bad to spring it on you like this," [NAVA] "but Watson will tell you that I can never resist a touch of the dr...

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Giving a Toast at a Sherlockian Gathering of Note Giving a Toast at a Sherlockian Gathering of Note

"What is the meaning of it Watson?" [CARD] As I reflected on Mike Whelan's comments at the Copper Beeches meeting regarding ...

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"We Would Fly Together to Philadelphia..." [VALL] "We Would Fly Together to Philadelphia..." [VALL]

On a personal note, I had occasion to visit Philadelphia and attend a dinner of the Sons of the Copper Beeches , a 60 year-old scion society...

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"Let us take it link by link." [WIST] "Let us take it link by link." [WIST]

Peter Blau has graciously allowed us permission to post the HTML links from his monthly newsletter, Scuttlebutt from the Spermaceti Press . ...

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