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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

[caption id="attachment_4575" align="alignnone" width="800"] Longwood Gate, start of the Avenue and a key reference point on St Helena.[/caption] MEET THE COMMUNITY OF LONGWOOD | Sharon Henry Longwood was once perceived as the black sheep of St Helena, perhaps because of a 'bad

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHOOD | Darrin Henry More stressful than a divorce; that’s how moving house induces anxiety according to many, and that’s just for ordinary people. When you’re St Helena exile Napoleon Bonaparte, an international prisoner and one of the

THE FACE OF MODERN WARFARE | Darrin Henry I’ve climbed ship gangways hundreds of times but this is a first, being met at the top by men clutching machine gun rifles and dressed in camouflage! Like an excited schoolboy I’m unable

RETRACING NAPOLEON’S FOOTSTEPS | Sharon Henry Two hundred years ago, on 15 October, 1815, St Helena Island was thrust into the limelight with the reluctant arrival of the world's top celebrity at the time, the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte. After his

LONGWOOD HOUSE 200 YEARS ON | Sharon Henry St Helena struck it lucky being the chosen one to take custody of the notorious Napoleon Bonaparte 200 years ago. The island’s absolute isolation and towering coastal cliffs provided a natural fortress to thwart

[caption id="attachment_1129" align="alignnone" width="800"] With Ngọc Lê Bích and her brothers and sisters who we met in Vietnam.[/caption] WE ARE THE SAINTS | Darrin Henry The island where we are from is tiny; it would fit into the city of Bangkok twelve times

WINE TASTING FROM CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry The sight of helicopters dropping hundreds of gallons of water onto the fires ravaging the Cape Town hillsides is an unlikely backdrop to our very first wine cellar tour. South Africa is responsible

Napoleon Bonaparte photo shoot | Darrin Henry A photo shoot with Napoleon Bonaparte! Now there’s one I didn’t see coming. Earlier this year the St Helena Tourist Office bought a replica Napoleon Bonaparte uniform, made to measure for Tourism Projects Manager,