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"Every link is now in its place..." [THOR] "Every link is now in its place..." [THOR]

We're pleased to bring you, once again, the links from the latest issue of Peter Blau's monthly newsletter Scuttlebutt from the Sper...

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Matilda, the Algonquin Hotel Cat Matilda, the Algonquin Hotel Cat

"I could have laughed when I realized that it was the cat" [CHAS]  The Algonquin Hotel has served as the unofficial headqua...

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"I Travelled in My Youth, Took to the Stage..." [TWIS] "I Travelled in My Youth, Took to the Stage..." [TWIS]

Today is the anniversary of the birth of the stage actor most closely associated with the role of Sherlock Holmes. William Gillette wa...

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"But Now Your Thoughts Went Back to Beecher..." [CARD] In the opening of "The Cardboard Box" (and "The Resident Pat...

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Letter of Support for Undershaw Letter of Support for Undershaw

"let us now see the letter" [TWIS] Below we have reproduced in full the letter that appeared in the July 17 issue of The Gu...

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"...The Story Is Still Told in India..." [EMPT] "...The Story Is Still Told in India..." [EMPT]

Today's edition of The Hindu has a book review of Experiments in Advocacy: A Colossus in the Courts of Justice, The Life and Times of Dr...

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"It Is Full of Old Houses..." [SUSS] "It Is Full of Old Houses..." [SUSS]

A couple of news stories Monday relate two houses that have a connection to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Rudyard Kipling's home in Dummersto...

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"...I Observe That Your Circulation is More Adapted for Summer..." [BLUE] "...I Observe That Your Circulation is More Adapted for Summer..." [BLUE]

The Summer (not June!) issue of the Baker Street Journal is on its way! We ask you to be patient as the Post Office does its thing. In the...

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"It Makes a Considerable Difference to Me..." [BOSC] "It Makes a Considerable Difference to Me..." [BOSC]

If you've taken the time to head over to the Baker Street Journal site, you will have noticed a considerable difference in the layout. ...

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An Undershaw Update from the Sherlock Holmes Society of London An Undershaw Update from the Sherlock Holmes Society of London

"you've surely saved the lodge" [VALL] Further to our post of July 6, it seems that Undershaw has been given a reprieve. D...

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Conan Doyle's Undershaw May Be Destroyed Conan Doyle's Undershaw May Be Destroyed

"Possibly you have seen pictures and read descriptions of the famous old building" [MUSG] In 1897 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle made h...

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"Then We Solemnly Renewed Our Oath to Stand by Each Other..." [SIGN] "Then We Solemnly Renewed Our Oath to Stand by Each Other..." [SIGN]

"then we solemnly renewed our oath to stand by each other" [SIGN]  Please stand by over at The Baker Street Journal web site...

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Dispelling Myths About Sherlock Holmes Dispelling Myths About Sherlock Holmes

"it is a statement of a certain legend" [HOUN] Last week it was The Straight Dope ; this week, it's the Urban Legend Refere...

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CSI: Sherlock Holmes CSI: Sherlock Holmes

"the press, Watson, is a most valuable institution" [SIXN]  We recently linked to E.J. Wagner's book The Science of Sherlock...

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