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GUNNY BAGS, FLAX AND BOSTON DANCING | We Saints love a good street and float parade and today’s celebration of St Helena Day brought on smiles, foot tapping and merriment as the island marked 516 years since discovery. The floats

16 Saints Flying From St Helena Airport | Darrin Henry At 10 minutes, it was probably the shortest flight most of us on board will ever take yet it’s likely to also be the most special; to be on an aeroplane

Weather It Was Good or Weather It Was Bad | Sharon Henry Forget the 'monkey,' 2016 has been the year of 'wind shear' here on St Helena, the term meaning ‘unpredictable wind conditions’ was unfortunately introduced to the island's vocabulary in

St Helena Christmas Photo Album | Sharon Henry The best time to visit St Helena is at Christmas when the agapanthus bloom, lights go up, carollers sing and the streets play host to festive parades. At this time of year

PHOTOS FROM THE HARD DRIVE | Darrin Henry Right place, right time, applies with photography a lot, especially when we’re out and about on St Helena with the camera. We often end up capturing something unexpected and totally random, simply because

GIVE ME WINGS | Darrin Henry There was string, Sellotape, masking tape, safety pins, cable ties, wire, bendy plastic water piping; there were feathers, silky fabric, net curtains, cardboard, crepe paper, painted bed sheets and tin foil; and there was music