Dec 30, 2017
"that glamour of mystery and of experience" [VALL]
Generations of Sherlockians are the beneficiaries of the poems penned by Helene Yuhasova. Yet this enigmatic individual has remained something of a legendary, even ethereal presence in the history of the Baker Street Irregulars.
Who was Helene Yuhas(ova)? And were...
Dec 15, 2017
"Beacons of the future!" [NAVA]
Sherlock Holmes appreciated education. He admired the "[c]apsules with hundreds of bright little seeds in each" as he and Watson passed by the board-schools on the way out to Briarbrae in "The Naval Treaty." And he famously said, "Education never ends. It is a series of lessons with the...
Nov 30, 2017
"the Colonel possessed a varied collection" [CROO]
There are certain hallmarks of good collectors that make them stand out. One is that they enjoy the hunt as much as they enjoy the treasure. Another is that they enjoy sharing their plunder with others who appreciate the significance of such items.
It's no mistake...
Nov 15, 2017
"full of spirits and energy" [GLOR]
Bonnie MacBird returns to the show, this time to regale us with her own adventures that came with writing Unquiet Spirits, her latest Sherlock Holmes novel from HarperCollins.
The book is a sequel to the popular Art in the Blood, and follows Sherlock Holmes's adventures in...
Oct 30, 2017
When Chris Redmond decided to give up Sherlockian.net after 22 years, there was great uncertainty about its future. Would it be abandoned, archived, deleted or sustained? And who would handle any of the monumental work of modernizing the site that had its humble beginnings in 1994?