Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Ticket Prices for Flights to St Helena from South Africa

Air Ticket Prices to St Helena Announced | Darrin Henry Prices for return flights to St Helena from South Africa will start at £804 (Johannesburg) or £846 (Cape Town). The ticket prices for flights to St Helena were published today by St Helena Government

By |2018-10-05T02:55:54+00:00August 30th, 2017|St Helena|19 Comments

Muslim Call To Prayer In Istanbul – The Spell Is Cast

ROOM WITH A MAGICAL VIEW | Sharon Henry The week before our visit to Istanbul, microscopic plankton invaded the Bosphorus strait and turned the water such a dazzling turquoise it made headline news around the world. The tiny organisms were still working their magic

By |2018-03-19T03:26:19+00:00August 28th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Turkey|6 Comments

Street Photo Shoot in London Bridge with Fashion Model, Kat

MODEL CITIZEN WITH THE LONDON LOOK | Sharon Henry Besides the ability to shoot fashion, Darrin's photography skills include the dexterity to fashion a set of gobos from cereal boxes using scissors and sticky tape. We’re on a street photo shoot in London Bridge

By |2017-08-23T21:09:52+00:00August 24th, 2017|City Life, Fashion, Photoshoots, UK|8 Comments

Churches, Cathedrals and Places of Worship – Photography Competition

FACEBOOK PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION It’s that time of year again – the theme for our third annual photography competition is ‘Churches, Cathedrals and Places of Worship,’ taking place on 8 October with cool t-shirt prizes for the three winners. Entry is free for anyone who has

By |2018-08-13T17:37:02+00:00August 15th, 2017|Photoshoots, St Helena|0 Comments

Country Shops, Part 4 – Entrepreneurs on St Helena

SMALL BUSINESSES WORKING FROM HOME | Sharon Henry "The shop started in the late 80's," recalls Amelia with a wistful look in her eye, "my Dad (Eric 'Anderson' Andrews,) used to work on the RMS, bringing grocery items from Cape Town and selling them from

By |2018-01-30T14:38:14+00:00August 11th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|7 Comments

Country Shops On St Helena, Part 3 – Blue Hill and Longwood

PRESERVING THE TRADITIONAL COUNTRY SHOPS, Part 3 | Sharon Henry "We opened this shop in 1974 so it has been going for over 42 years now," says Audrey glancing at the blanket of rain falling just outside her Blue Hill Shop door.

By |2018-06-26T05:34:35+00:00August 9th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

15 Cool Things To Do In Cape Town In Winter

CAPE TOWN IN WINTER IS THE BEST | Sharon Henry Blessed with in-your-face natural beauty and a fascinating culture it's easy to see why Cape Town tops travel lists the world over. Did you know visiting Cape Town in winter is just as enjoyable and also a lot cheaper.

By |2018-11-16T02:27:46+00:00August 7th, 2017|City Life, South Africa, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|4 Comments

Rock Hyrax – Dassie – The Little Furry Animal on Table Mountain, Cape Town

A VISIT TO CAPE TOWN’S MOST FAMOUS ATTRACTION | Darrin Henry The little furry animal on Table Mountain, the Rock Hyrax or ‘dassie,’ is just another of the delightful surprises for visitors to one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature, this iconic landmark towering over Cape Town.

By |2017-08-02T23:16:05+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, Hiking, South Africa|7 Comments

A Great Family Day Out Horse Racing at Newmarket July Racecourse

FIRST TIME BETTING ON THE HORSES | Darrin Henry Expecting a little friendly chit-chat, I told the bookie I was placing my first ever bet, instead I got back a no nonsense, “Well sort it out then mate!” Priceless! Sharon and I went horse racing at Newmarket July Racecourse

By |2018-08-31T11:55:54+00:00August 1st, 2017|Culture, Sport, UK|10 Comments
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