TUTORIAL WITH CUSTODIAN OF ST HELENA CRAFTS | Sharon Henry
Long gone are the days when New Zealand flax, draped over the hillsides of St Helena represented a staple industry of fibre exports for the British Post Office.
Decades since the industry’s collapse, anecdotally brought on
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 tender process currently underway…
It’s been a little while since we indulged in a picture post, just photos for pleasure, so to speak. As it’s Good Friday today, we’ve compiled a ‘Natural Landscapes of St Helena’ collection for Easter. The topography of St Helena does a great job
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.
A CASE OF BAD WIND | Darrin Henry
I’m sure St Helena must have been blown a few inches north; it’s been so blustery today! Swelly seas and gale force winds; that’s us at the moment.
The blowy conditions I’m guessing was the reason for the huge, squiggly cloud
THE TROPICAL COVER SHOOT | Darrin Henry
A tropical, glamorous swimsuit shoot was always on the cards for our e-magazine, Breeze 3, unfortunately sunshine and clear skies have little respect for well planned projects, even when a beautiful model like Gemma Lawrence is involved.
THROUGH THE VALLEY OF FIRE AND DONKEY POOP | Darrin Henry
Thompson’s Valley Post Box has somehow eluded us until now, even though we are out walking on St Helena all the time, although, making our first venture down the steep, muddy trail in the rain today
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
BUILDING UP CONFIDENCE | Darrin Henry
It’s quite mind boggling how every second of the day, photographers around the world are pushing themselves to capture perfect pictures of beautiful women. It’s a trend that’s never gone out of style. An ‘obsession’ perhaps, rather than trend,
Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry
“I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand. It got chopped across the knuckles with a sickle, accidentally. After all these years I still can’t bend my fist.