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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Jun 15, 2021

"the prize at Olympia" [LAST] 

It's a well-known fact that Arthur Conan Doyle went up against the legendary cricket player W.G. Grace on the field in 1900. But his interest in sport went much further than that.

From cricket to golf, motorcycles to auto racing, downhill skiing and more, Conan Doyle equated physical...


May 30, 2021

"many excellent qualities" [MISS] 

One of the latest books in the BSI Manuscript Series from the BSI Press is The Staunton Tragedy, the manuscript for "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter."

 
Edited by Wiggins emeritus Michael F. Whelan, the book brought together Sherlockians of all stripes for a wide variety of...


May 15, 2021

"It is with a heavy heart" [FINA] 

The worlds of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle enthusiasts have lost a giant. Jon Lellenberg, invested in the Baker Street Irregulars as "Rodger Prescott of Evil Memory" in 1974, passed away on April 24, 2021 after a short illness.
 
Jon's contribution to our hobby was almost...


The Sherlock Holmes Society at 70

Apr 30, 2021

"In glancing over my notes of the seventy odd cases" [SPEC] 

One of the most well-known societies in the Sherlockian / Holmesian world is The Sherlock Holmes Society of London. Originally founded in 1934, the society lost steam for a few years and was permanently re-incorporated in 1951.

 
Nicholas Utechin, BSI ("The...


Apr 30, 2021

"In glancing over my notes of the seventy odd cases" [SPEC] 

One of the most well-known societies in the Sherlockian / Holmesian world is The Sherlock Holmes Society of London. Originally founded in 1934, the society lost steam for a few years and was permanently re-incorporated in 1951.

 
Nicholas Utechin, BSI ("The...