WHEN 60,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES | Sharon Henry
“I think this is a very important museum,” Noor Ebraheim tells us, “especially for the children because they don’t know what happened – of what we went through during Apartheid years, so we have to tell the story.”
SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry
A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add.
THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN IS | Sharon Henry
Cape Town is home to a diverse mix of 3.74 million people and together with the stunning scenery, amazing wildlife and remarkable history it oozes culture with plenty of attitude.
Strolling along the beach at Sea Point and manoeuvring through the bustle of Long Street
THE NIGHT WE SAW GEORGE’S BABY | Darrin Henry
Theatre in the Backyard was a performance drama like nothing I have ever seen before; energetic, emotional and at times a little uncomfortable to watch such was the realism.
The whole production uses an ordinary backyard in Nyanga
THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry
Of all times to start my menstrual cycle – it would be when I decide to jump into the icy sea for an audience with a Great White Shark. Sharks can sniff blood from a mile off right? Plus I’ve seen all of the ‘Jaws’ films, so to say I’m apprehensive is a bit of an understatement.
US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry
Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC.
I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial?
Even if you don’t know the names, the huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in his chair is iconic USA; that tall, four-sided concrete obelisk of the Washington Monument with its pointy top, and of course the home of the president, the White House itself.
Paying Homage To Philadelphia’s Favourite Son | Darrin Henry
How many people back in the 70s and 80s tried drinking raw eggs after watching Sylvester Stallone do it in the movie, Rocky? Ughh, that was disgusting!
The first Rocky film (1976) has just finished showing on MNet’s Action channel on
A GREAT FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATION | Sharon Henry
On the face of it St Helena might seem more suited as a grown-up’s playground with strong appeal to history and Napoleon buffs, divers and hikers. But wait; there are also plenty of fun activities for kids too
Lally Brown | PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
When Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on the island of St Helena October 1815 to begin his exile, he was accompanied by an entourage of twenty-four people, including Count Henri-Gatien Bertrand, his wife Fanny and their three children.
THE MOTHER SHIP HAS LANDED | Sharon Henry
It looks like a spaceship has landed on top of High Knoll Fort. The island’s most visible landmark has a new feature of LED up-lights surrounding its base, glowing a rainbow of colours onto the thick,