Bertrand's Cottage, St Helena.

Bertrand’s Cottage, St Helena

Lally Brown | PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Original article & photos as published in Breeze e-magazine January 2016, plus updated photos. Historic pictures supplied. 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…

St Helena 2016: The Year In Review

St Helena Island 2016: The Year In Review

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 April following a ‘wobbly’ landing of the first passenger aeroplane to touch down at…

Let The People Sing - The Gettogethers Band and The Salvation Army
This St Helena Christmas tradition began in 1974.

The Spirit and Traditions of Christmas on St Helena

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 so many Saints return home for family holidays you can almost feel the island tilt…

St Helena Island's Festival of Lights 2016.

35 Pictures: Festival of Lights 2016 on St Helena

CHRISTMAS NUMBER FIVE | Darrin Henry Tonight’s Festival of Lights on St Helena was once again a dazzling success. It’s becoming a habit that everyone is quite happy to get used to – this the fifth ‘electric parade’ organised by Jamestown’s Pilling Primary School and “even better this year” was the general consensus from people…

Lighting High Knoll Fort, St Helena Island.

High Knoll Fort Lights Up St Helena Skyline

THE MOTHER SHIP HAS LANDED | Sharon Henry It looks like a spaceship has landed on top of High Knoll Fort.  The island’s most visible landmark has a new feature of LED up-lights surrounding its base, glowing a rainbow of colours onto the thick, stone walls. Governor Lisa Philips had the honour of switching them…