The Blue Carbuncle 1) What date is it? (Not year) 2) What was the weather like? 3) Which dressing down is Holmes wearing? 4) Which 3 other cases are referred to? 5) What is the PRECISE location of the hat incident? 6) Which leg was the card tied to the goose? 7) List 3 of the hat's distinctive features; 8) Who is the owner of the stone? 9) What is the reward for its return? 10) What is the location of the crime? Hotel 11) What is the PRECISE task the plumber John Horner was asked to perform? 12) What is the name, rank and branch of the investigating officer? 13) Name 3 of the newspapers mentioned that the advertisement was placed in; 14) Name 3 trivia facts about the missing stone; 15) What style is Henry Baker's alternative hat? 16) What is the given location of the Alpha Inn? 17) Can you name the PRECISE route taken from Baker St to the Alpha Inn? 18) And from The Alpha Inn to Breckinridge's Stall? 19) What is Mrs Oakshott's address? 20) How much does Holmes wager on the goose being town or country bred? 21) How many geese were in the flock? 22) How did Ryder pick his bird? 23) Why was this a flawed choice of identification? 24) Who did Ryder intend to fence the jewel to? 25) What time was dinner and what was on the menu?
OUR NEXT MEETING:
Saturday 2nd April 2016
12pm at the Victoria Hotel in Leeds
Theme: The Solitary Cyclist