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I'm blogging to you live from the annual dinner of the Baker Street Irregulars. It's been quite an evening - one that I'll leave to others to recap in what I'm sure will be a much more circumspect manner than I.

It is my pleasure to share with you the names of the newly-Investitured members of the BSI. Mike Whelan, the current "Wiggins" of the BSI, takes great joy in this portion of the program - when he bestows an Irregular Shilling on a number of Sherlockians present at the dinner.

This year's Honors List includes:
  • "Harold Stackhurst" - Warren Randall
  • "Lady Clara St. Simon" - Dayna McCausland
  • "Enoch J. Drebber" - Mike Homer
  • "Henri Murger" - Mike Berdan
  • "The Soup Plate Medal" - Maggie Schpak
  • "The Swedish Pathological Society" - Mattias Bostrom
  • "Eliza Barrymore" - Elaine McCafferty

Congratulations to all!


Betsy Rosenblatt said... January 13, 2007 at 1:12 AM

And congratulations to the awardees of the newly-minted (and hansome) Editors' Medal: Peter Blau, Steven Doyle, Mitch Higurashi, and Bill Hyder!

Anonymous said... January 13, 2007 at 5:00 AM

Congratulations indeed! Trebles all round?

"The Pall Mall Gazette"

Richard Green, Jr. said... January 13, 2007 at 8:47 AM

Can you give us any updates on the Beacon Society Award that was voted on earlier in the day?

Richard Green, Jr.

Jan said... January 13, 2007 at 3:51 PM

You are providing a great service to the Sherlockian world with this blog. I look forward to each edition. Many thanks!
Lowenstein of Prague.

Anonymous said... January 14, 2007 at 7:54 PM

Not to be pedantic, but isn't it "Henri Murger"?

Scott said... January 15, 2007 at 10:12 PM

Murger it is. My error just shows the dangers in blogging "live" and relying the small keypad on a PDA.

Anonymous said... January 16, 2007 at 11:33 AM

Could there be a small bio on each of the new Irregulars going forward? Sometimes we don't know the people.

Congratulations to all, and thanks!