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GIRLS WITH GUNS ON A MISSION | Darrin Henry Packing three high-tech rifles between them, female target shooters Madolyn Andrews and Jodie Scipio-Constantine are making the epic journey from St Helena to compete at the Small Island Games 2017 on the

NOTHING SPLENDID ABOUT THIS ISOLATION | Darrin Henry Today, one year on from the Comair landing of 2016, the St Helena Airport ‘fiasco’ continues. SHG officials and DfID have tried to conceal that “there will be some slight delay” in the new

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

SHARING THE LOVE OF MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY | Sharon Henry Confession time. I didn't take my camera phone seriously until the batteries ran flat in the compact. This is the first time I've ever made this admission and Darrin, a stickler for

[caption id="attachment_3986" align="alignnone" width="800"] 16 Pictures Celebrating St Helena Day 2016.The well trodden cattle pathways in the fields are highlighted by the late afternoon shadows. These are the fields below the Dungeon Cemetery.[/caption] BEAUTIFUL ST HELENA IN PICTURES So much has happened

[caption id="attachment_3311" align="alignnone" width="800"] Offshore tug/supply ship ‘Skandi Admiral’ towing the pipe layer platform ‘Castoro 7’ past St Helena Island, on their way to Natal, South Africa.[/caption] ATLANTIC TRADING POST IS OPEN | Darrin Henry For more than 500 years, St Helena

[caption id="attachment_2997" align="alignnone" width="800"] The RMS St Helena, the last working royal mail ship in the world, leaves passengers with plenty of time to unwind on the long ocean voyages.[/caption] PADDLE, PEDDLE AND SAIL POWER | Darrin Henry Have you ever counted

[caption id="attachment_2499" align="alignnone" width="800"] Une seconde avant de touch down, premier vol et atterrissage de Sainte-Hélène.[/caption] HISTORIQUE PREMIER VOL | Darrin Henry Traduit en français par Alison Laycock. Merci. Avec la délicatesse d’un doux baiser [the tiny twin prop plane] a atterri sur

[caption id="attachment_1665" align="alignnone" width="800"] Frog Racing - betting tickets being issued.[/caption] RMS ST HELENA IN PICTURES 2 | Darrin Henry It’s time to take another peek through the Picture Porthole of the RMS St Helena at sea. A few months ago our first