Bootmakers of Toronto
. Active member since 1979
. Meyers (President) 1989
. Various positions on Bootmaker executive, 1988-1991, 1994-1995, 1996-1998
. Master Bootmaker (M. Bt.) 1990
. Publicity Chair for Lasting Impressions, the Bootmakers’ 25th anniversary symposium, 1997
Baker Street Irregulars
. Invested 2000 as Canadian Pacific Railway
Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Society at the Toronto Reference Library
. Founding Director.
. Committee member, Footprints of the Hound symposium, 2001
Arthur Conan Doyle Society: member since 1992
Sherlock Holmes as Conjurer; Canadian Holmes, 6:2, Christmas (winter) 1982. (Winner, best paper in Canadian Holmes, 1982) [De Waal C8971];
reprinted in CANADIAN HOLMES: THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS; Calabash Press, Ashcroft BC, 1997
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE MISSING LINK; Toronto; Bootmakers of Toronto, Occasional Papers #2, 1988. [De Waal C4728]
HOLMES ON THE HORIZON; Video documentary of the Sherlockian cruise (120 min.) 1992. [De Waal C21219]
The TITANIC Disaster: Letters to the Editor by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and George Bernard Shaw, in ACD: The Journal of the Arthur Conan Doyle Society; Vol. 5, 1994
A Genial Creature: GBS and ACD, in THE SHAW FESTIVAL’S SHERLOCK HOLMES; Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library & University of Minnesota Libraries, 1994.
The Sign of Three; presentation on Sherlockian cruise HOLMES AT HIS ZENITH, June, 1995.
There’s Dogs (poem), in CANADIAN HOLMES: THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS; Calabash Press, Ashcroft BC, 1997.
Arthur Conan Doyle and Piltdown Man, in THE WORKS OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE; (CD-ROM); Ed. Jon Lellenberg; 1997; updated for THE QUEST FOR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (3rd Edition); Ed. Jon Lellenberg; Calabash Press, Ashcroft BC (forthcoming).
Illustrations in THE LOST WORLD (with Roy Pilot)(forthcoming).
Director of a dramatic reading of the original 1941 radio play The Hound of the Baskervilles by Edith Meiser, at Footprints of the Hound, October 2001.
Co-editor (with Bill Barnes) AUSTRALIA and SHERLOCK HOLMES (Wessex Press, 2008)
plus various book and film reviews in CANADIAN HOLMES and ACD: THE JOURNAL OF THE ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE SOCIETY
. RMS Titanic
. Conjuring and juggling
. Polar exploration
. Wines of Bordeaux and Australia