TREVOR MAGELLAN, 85, BRIARS | Sharon Henry
“It took me about two weeks to make my first guitar.
“When I was a boy about 16-17 (1948-49), one of my closest friends Herman Anderson was given a nice Brazilian guitar. I felt a wee bit envious
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.
TANGLED WEBB GALLERY | Sharon Henry
I never thought a painting could make me cry, but here I am, thousands of miles from home with tears in my eyes. I was happily browsing and admiring the works in the little ‘Tangled Webb’ art gallery,