Monthly Archives: April 2017

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St Helena Air Service Tender Delayed, RMS Broken – Isolation Nightmare

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...

By |2017-05-30T05:16:30+00:00April 18th, 2017|St Helena|32 Comments

Natural Landscapes of St Helena Island – Ten Great Photos

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

By |2018-03-24T01:11:00+00:00April 14th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|18 Comments

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC. I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial? Even if you don’t know the names, the huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in his chair is iconic USA; that tall, four-sided concrete obelisk of the Washington Monument with its pointy top, and of course the home of the president, the White House itself.

By |2018-04-16T03:48:00+00:00April 13th, 2017|City Life, Tourist Attraction, USA|3 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: Music Man James

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.

By |2017-05-11T02:24:51+00:00April 11th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|3 Comments

Get Fit Like Nobody’s Watching – Early Morning Exercise In Hanoi

THE CITY WHERE EXERCISE IS CULTURE | Darrin Henry Watching people doing early morning exercise in Hanoi on the Hồ Hoàn Kiếm Lake is a phenomenon we’ll never forget. There’s a crazy little thing photographers tend to do; set the alarm for stupid o’clock to

By |2018-03-23T00:39:24+00:00April 7th, 2017|Amazing People, City Life, Culture, Sport, Vietnam|2 Comments

Project 365, Day 95: The Silver Lining over St Helena

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

By |2017-05-21T03:55:44+00:00April 6th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena|17 Comments

Behind The Scenes: Breeze 3 Photo Shoot With Gemma

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.

By |2018-06-27T00:50:36+00:00April 4th, 2017|Photoshoots, St Helena|3 Comments

Street Signs That Make You Smile And Other Amusements

These Ain't No April Fool's Jokes | Sharon Henry They say laughter is the best medicine and we've had a few a good doses during our travels, dispensed in the form of funny street signage and other peculiarities at different places we've visited.

By |2017-08-03T17:42:44+00:00April 1st, 2017|City Life, Top 10 and more|2 Comments
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