Actually, you're not going to get tea OR crumpets, but you can get a nice conversation about The Strange Case of the Ditch Painter and cabbages and kings with the crew at Beyond the Trope
From an interview with "Ivan Lermolieff, Holmes's confederate in The Strange Case of the Dutch Painter:
A review/ interview with the Historical Novel Society:
NTG: Do you think Sherlock Holmes would have good taste in art? Why / why not?
When it comes to writing, however, he likens his mind to a popcorn machine. “I can take a scenario and play a thousand different variations on that. It’s hell for solving real-life problems, but it works pretty well for fiction.”.
6. A penguin walks up to you, right now, wearing a sombrero. What does he say to you and why is he here?
Where do you get your ideas?
I think it’s a vision problem. I have a cock-eyed view of the world. It’s like you’re slipping off a horse, and then you notice it’s got wings and no it’s a camel, it’s a mule, it’s a gryphon, it’s a pig, and then you notice it’s got wings, but the one constant is that you’re always falling.