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Happy St Helena Day 2018 – The Good Ole Days Float Parade

GUNNY BAGS, FLAX AND BOSTON DANCING | We Saints love a good street and float parade and today’s celebration of St Helena Day brought on smiles, foot tapping and merriment as the island marked 516 years since discovery. The floats are always the highlight

By |2018-07-13T02:17:01+00:00May 21st, 2018|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|10 Comments

Gemma Lawrence Is Miss St Helena 2018

THOUSANDS AROUND THE WORLD TUNED IN TO ST HELENA The largest ever audience for a live event taking place on St Helena, watched as Gemma Lawrence, a 21-year-old Customs Officer from the St Paul’s district, was crowned Miss St Helena 2018 on Saturday night

By |2018-05-17T22:45:09+00:00May 17th, 2018|Amazing People, Lifestyle, St Helena|18 Comments

Time-lapse: The St Helena Bird Whisperer

SAMMI CHERRETT, 37, PUTTY HILL | “When I first arrived here I was working at the Marine Department. One day somebody brought in this little tiny Fairy Tern chick in a box. It was going to be put to sleep because there was nobody

By |2018-04-20T03:45:31+00:00April 20th, 2018|Amazing People, Awesome Nature, St Helena|16 Comments

Time-lapse St Helena: The Guitar Maker

TREVOR MAGELLAN, 85, BRIARS | Sharon Henry “It took me about two weeks to make my first guitar. “When I was a boy about 16-17 (1948-49), one of my closest friends Herman Anderson was given a nice Brazilian guitar. I felt a wee bit envious

By |2018-01-04T04:03:37+00:00January 4th, 2018|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena – A Fantastic Grand Opening

THE PLACE TO BE AT SUNSET ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena welcomed over 450 guests on Friday night, 8 December 2017, for a sparkling Grand Opening event, with owner and first-time entrepreneur Rosemary Bargo, known to all as Rosie

By |2018-12-08T05:51:51+00:00December 10th, 2017|Amazing People, Food and Drink, St Helena|10 Comments

Street Vogue In Bo Kaap – The Cape Town Photo Shoot

CAPTURING THE MEGHAN SPARKLE | Sharon Henry Negotiating cobbled streets in killer heels requires serious light-footed deftness and on this Cape Town photo shoot, in beautiful Bo Kaap, our fashion model, Meghan seems to have a black belt in the discipline. She’s skipping along

By |2018-10-05T01:37:18+00:00November 14th, 2017|Amazing People, City Life, Fashion, Photoshoots, South Africa|1 Comment

Training With The British Army REME Corps at MOD Lyneham

BUILDING THE MODERN DAY SOLDIER | Darrin Henry #remejobs I’ve just spent the day with the British Army’s Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), climbing into a Challenger 2 tank, checking the fit of the pilot’s seat in a Lynx helicopter and peering

By |2018-10-23T04:39:57+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Amazing People, UK|3 Comments

Inside The Guildhall With The Lord Mayor Of York

VISIT YORK, THEY’RE MORE FRIENDLY UP NORTH | Sharon Henry Once considered 'boring' the City of York today is anything but, thriving with pubs, tea rooms and restaurants to water and feed the millions entering its medieval walls for a spot of sightseeing. "It was

By |2018-10-05T02:10:10+00:00September 26th, 2017|Amazing People, City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, UK|11 Comments
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