SIMON HENRY, 45, TARGET RIFLE SHOOTER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE | Sharon Henry
“I was nervous leading up to the Gotland 2017 International Island Games; preparation was intense. I had been one of the favourites in the Jersey 2015 Games to medal in the 3P Individual.
SA AIRLINK ST HELENA FLIGHTS TO GO VIA WINDHOEK | Darrin Henry
SA Airlink and St Helena Government have surprised everyone it seems, announcing the long awaited flights to St Helena will link from both Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, via the Namibian capital
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.
SAINT TOMATO PASTE RECIPE | Sharon Henry
There probably aren’t many foods that are associated with dancing, as much as tomato paste sandwiches are here on St Helena. So much so we’ve nicknamed them ‘bread ‘n’ dance,’ an island favourite made of tomatoes and onion – sounds simple but boy do
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
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ST HELENA | Darrin Henry
St Helena Day is 21 May, our island birthday, commemorating the date in 1502 when Portugese sailor, Joa Da Nova, stumbled across this little uninhabited, Atlantic outcrop.
As you might expect, 21 May is a public holiday on St Helena, and celebrations are always held.
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
A TALE OF TWO SOUTH ATLANTIC RUNWAYS | Darrin Henry
The most crucial St Helena Airport news got hi-jacked last week by SA Airlink’s successful RJ85 Avro flight and the 108 passengers who unwittingly became history makers. Understandable under the circumstances but, a week on, I think it’s well taking another look and noting some big points.
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