January 10, 1885: Saturday; Joseph Openshaw was killed by a fall into a chalk pit.
January 9th: a day off when nothing occurred? Perhaps a visit to the local pub?
January 8th 1885: Thursday Joesph Openshaw visited Major Freebody. January 8th 1888: Sunday Cecil Barker fished Ted Baldwin’s clothes from the moat. January 8th 1888: Sunday Jack Douglas confessed to killing Ted Baldwin.
January 7th 1886 Thursday: Milverton sent an incriminating note to the Husband of one of his blackmailees. January 7th 1888 Sunday: Holmes received an encoded from Porlock. January 7th 1903: James Dodd left Old Tuxbury for London where he consulted … Continue reading
January 6th Friday 1854 Sherlock Holmes was born!Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the publication of THE OENOLOGICAL HOLMES: The Role of Wine in the Life and Times of Sherlock Holmes, by Steve Robinson. Introduction by Brad Keefauver, BSI. Published by George Vanderburgh at The Battered Silicon Dispatch … Continue reading
On this date in Sherlockian History: Saturday December 25th 1880, Julia Stoner met a half pay Major at Christmas festivities at her maiden aunt’s. “Chips”
Isaac Asimov and his limerick for “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle”: On the goose behind (fat and fine) The Peterson Family may dine. Then they find a large jewel—- But can Sherlock be cruel? It is Yule! To forgive … Continue reading
As we move into the time of Christmas , I look for and find that one volume and have it at hand to read. I open the cover of the book and read the introductory notes. The title of the … Continue reading
Here is a delightful limerick by Bruce R Beaman from A Baker Street Christmas; cover illustration by Sidney Paget; Stevens Point, WI; The Yellow Face Press, Christmas 1981; limited to 221 copies. “A cold wind sends snow down this old … Continue reading