HOW TO SHOOT WHITE TERNS | Darrin Henry
White terns, or fairy terns as they are commonly known, are brilliant for photographers like me who lack the patience normally necessary for capturing good wildlife pictures.
Gygis alba Skittishness around people is not for white terns
ELECTRICAL STORM GIVES ISLANDERS SPECTACULAR SHOW | Sharon Henry
I thought the likelihood of a thunderstorm occurring on St Helena was near to zilch – not likely. But it did on Sunday night when the skies lit up with the most spectacular light show
BATTLE FOR THE NATIONAL PARK | Darrin Henry
Machete wielding men have been stalking the cloud forest slopes of St Helena’s central peaks for the last 20 years, hacking and digging out the New Zealand flax that has choked the landscape for decades. Replacing the sea of fluttering flax fingers
HEADING SOUTH | Darrin Henry
Blue Point Post Box walk is a little gem of a hike, hidden away in the far, southern corner of St Helena. We only discovered this excursion ourselves just a couple of years ago, but it’s become one of our favourites
12 BLOOMING MARVELLOUS PICTURES | Darrin Henry
Temperatures are dropping, long sleeve fleeces are everywhere and the wind is trying to take the roof off – it’s August on St Helena, need I say more? Tropical winter is here and it’s not much fun.
PICK AND PREPARE WITHOUT GETTING PRICKED | Sharon Henry
Tungis are the ‘Fort Knox’ of the fruit kingdom and specialist skills are required to pick and eat one. Skills that will sidestep booby traps of needle-sized prickles and tiny hair-like splinters to avoid getting
THE EASY-PEASY HIKE ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry
As outdoor adventure on St Helena goes, the Flagstaff post box walk is hardly expedition grade stuff; mountain boots or sustenance backpacks not necessary for what is essentially a scenic trail that begins on Deadwood Plain
THE PLACE TO RELAX | Darrin Henry
Sandy Bay is a bit of a show off among the St Helena districts when it comes to landscape, but you can hardly blame it once you see the place – it really is stunning.
Beautiful, charming scenery across the island of St Helena
SEVEN PICTURES IN SEVEN DAYS | Darrin Henry
Photographers on Facebook have recently been nominating each other for, #ChallengeOnNaturePhotography, a seven day nature photography challenge. After a little hesitation – nature photography is not my strong-point (no patience) – I decided to give it a go.
Feeling The Winter Blues| Sharon Henry
Even if ‘Summer’ puts in a ‘meh’ performance ‘Scruffy August’ on St Helena can always be relied upon to do it’s dastardly deed. It’s so called ‘scruffy’ because of the rain, mud, wind and general lack of sunshine