SMALL BUSINESSES WORKING FROM HOME | Sharon Henry
“The shop started in the late 80’s,” recalls Amelia with a wistful look in her eye, “my Dad (Eric ‘Anderson’ Andrews,) used to work on the RMS, bringing grocery items from Cape Town and selling them from
PRESERVING THE TRADITIONAL COUNTRY SHOPS, Part 3 | Sharon Henry
“We opened this shop in 1974 so it has been going for over 42 years now,” says Audrey glancing at the blanket of rain falling just outside her Blue Hill Shop door.
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
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