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SHOOTING THE BREEZE | Sharon Henry "What's this going to appear in, Playboy?" teases 71 year old Larry Parker when we ask for a photo for the blog. Larry is hardly Playboy Bunny material, more like a slim, badass version of

A Different Picture Of Vicksburg | Darrin Henry In the beginning there were artists and musicians; they were given paint brushes and guitars; but then the ungifted and tone deaf started to feel left out, so someone invented the camera and

HISTORIC FIRST FLIGHT | Darrin Henry The first aeroplane to land on St Helena is here. With the delicacy of a gentle kiss the tiny twin prop plane touched down on St Helena’s brand new airport today, yet the impact of

A DAY OUT IN VICKSBURG, MS | Darrin Henry Armed with our tourist map (plus Google Maps) and bottles of water strapped to our backpacks, we lock the car and set off to “do Vicksburg” with surprising enthusiasm for 7am. We

Native American Ingenuity | Sharon Henry Blink and you'll miss it; the signpost for the Winterville Mounds just off the Great River Road in the state of Mississippi, USA. Totally unaware of what mounds were but in need of a leg

The State Opening Of Parliament | Sharon Henry Today, Wednesday 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpasses the record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, of 23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes as a reigning British Monarch. That’s over 63

TRACING THE ROOTS | Sharon Henry If you think Voodoo in New Orleans is black magic for devil worshipping and evil curses you are not alone. However, I've just been told to disregard those beliefs fuelled by TV and movies because,

BETTER FAMILY PICTURES WITH ANY CAMERA | Darrin Henry Is this how you take photographs of your family on holiday? You’re at a famous building or historical monument and as the designated family photographer you organise the souvenir picture. First you

[caption id="attachment_2106" align="alignnone" width="800"] Worshippers burn incense as they offer prayers at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok.[/caption] MEMORIES BEFORE THE BOMBING | Darrin Henry ‘Bangkok Bombing’ was the headline across the TV; we watched horrified as CCTV footage of the explosion at the