GIRLS WITH GUNS ON A MISSION | Darrin Henry
Packing three high-tech rifles between them, female target shooters Madolyn Andrews and Jodie Scipio-Constantine are making the epic journey from St Helena to compete at the Small Island Games 2017 on the Swedish island of Gotland.
KEDELL LAWRENCE, 74, Nr HALF WAY | Sharon Henry
“I didn’t start doing seed work until 2014. Miss Rose Bennett, round Rupert’s taught my daughter Carrie about six years ago. Carrie taught me and that’s how I ended up doing this. A lot of people now don’t do nothing like
A St Helena History Lesson Through Small Shops | Sharon Henry
Welcome to part two of St Helena’s small country shops. These rural establishments quietly provide a vital service to their communities, many from home premises trading over the counter. Besides being grocers they are the off-licence, the local grapevine
TUTORIAL WITH CUSTODIAN OF ST HELENA CRAFTS | Sharon Henry
Long gone are the days when New Zealand flax, draped over the hillsides of St Helena represented a staple industry of fibre exports for the British Post Office.
Decades since the industry’s collapse, anecdotally brought on
SA Airlink Lands First Commercial Passenger Flight At St Helena Airport | Sharon Henry
The feel good factor oozing around St Helena Airport today was just fantastic to witness. The very first commercial passenger flight into St Helena took place; an Avro RJ85 aircraft
JAMES FANTOM, 24, MUSICIAN, HALF WAY | Sharon Henry
Time-Laspe is a blog feature designed to capture segments of time, life and culture through stories told by the people of St Helena.
“My love for music started when I was going to middle school in America (aged 11). I made a friend who played guitar and I thought wouldn’t it be cool if we started a band, because at that age you’re just trying to be cool right? So I started playing drums. But I picked up the guitar too, and I could tell that, like, I had some sort of natural talent with music and I got better quicker than a lot of people did.
THE CITY WHERE EXERCISE IS CULTURE | Darrin Henry
Watching people doing early morning exercise in Hanoi on the Hồ Hoàn Kiếm Lake is a phenomenon we’ll never forget.
There’s a crazy little thing photographers tend to do; set the alarm for stupid o’clock to
The Shops And Keepers Behind The Counter | Sharon Henry
As a young child I remember running errands to buy hot, fresh bread from the town bakers, waiting for a quarter pound of cheese to be cut and balance-weighed to order and buying single cigarettes
Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry
“I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand. It got chopped across the knuckles with a sickle, accidentally. After all these years I still can’t bend my fist.
The Captain Morgan Effect | Sharon Henry
Theirs is a story whose plot reads like a can’t-put-down adventure novel; girl meets boy, falls in love and sails off into the sunset to travel the world.
“It was either love or stupidity,” laughs Cheryl Morice,