A New Edition


It is most gratifying that my readers continue to be interested in the memoirs (even if the world persists in regarding them as fiction!) Thus today’s publication of a Twentieth Anniversary Edition of the first Memoir, which was given the title The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, and a subtitle drawn from Holmes’ work on the apiary arts: Or, on the Segregation of the Queen. My literary editor, … [Read more...]

A noteworthy anniversary


When one has reached my admittedly considerable age, an anniversary of a mere twenty years falls somewhat short of earthshaking.  Nonetheless, the past two decades have not been lacking in either interest or event, and I agreed with Ms King that it would be appropriate to mark the occasion. May I begin by thanking those of you who have enjoyed my Memoirs, and demonstrated that pleasure in such … [Read more...]