SOBs Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Stormy Petrels of British Columbia

Many thanks to the Stormy Petrels of BC who invited the Sound of the Baskervilles to take part in their 30th Anniversary bash held at the Billy Bishop pub inside Royal Canadian Legion 176 in Vancouver, British Columbia.  It was a day of games, skits, good food, and great company.  We heard thoughtful speeches and silly telegrams;… Continue reading SOBs Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Stormy Petrels of British Columbia

Haugen and Longenbaugh Encourage Sherlockian Cross-Over at GearCon 2017

Noon on Saturday, July 1, saw SOB John Longenbaugh and me (PFL David Haugen) mounting a stage to explain to a handful of audience members attending GearCon2017 in Portland, OR why Sherlock Holmes should be part of Steampunk.  While preparing my comments the week before, I came to understand how complex a character he really… Continue reading Haugen and Longenbaugh Encourage Sherlockian Cross-Over at GearCon 2017

White Water, Sunny Skies Abound for The SOBs 2017 Wreath Throw!

A blue sky with temps in the high-60s allowed twenty members of The Sound of the Baskervilles to enjoy our 35th Annual Wreath Throw on May 6, 2017. This long-standing club event commemorates the final confrontation between Sherlock Holmes and Professor James Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls near Meiringen, Switzerland for, in Sherlock’s words, “…the final… Continue reading White Water, Sunny Skies Abound for The SOBs 2017 Wreath Throw!

The Second Annual International Sherlockian Summit

Not since the (then) four Pacific Northwest Sherlockian scion societies gathered for 10 years for the “International Holmesian Games” from 1989 through 1998—six times in Seattle, twice in Portland and twice in Vancouver, BC—has a Sherlockian event of such proportion occurred in Western Washington, USA!!   The date was November 21, 2015 when the (first) International… Continue reading The Second Annual International Sherlockian Summit