Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ep. 9 – The Blue Carbuncle

The Blue Carbuncle asks how a precious gemstone finds its way into the probably chimerical gullet cavity of a Christmas goose. And in the summary, Geordie completely forgets to explain this. The only Holmes story set at Christmas time, it is much adapted and a great favourite for underlining seasonal sentiments. That’s why we’re presenting […]

Carbuncular Adaptations (and broken glass)

First here’s a link to the Pop Sherlock event at the Toronto Central Reference library that we refer to. It’s on from August 19 – October 22, 2017 A quick view of Covent Garden market, where the goose in question was, at one point, sold. This looks a bit earlier than the 1890s, but it […]