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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 |2017-09-26T11:21:55+00:00September 26th, 2017|Amazing People, City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, UK|11 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: The Firewood Gatherer

CHERYL WILLIAMS, 53, LONGWOOD | Sharon Henry "That picture was taken 33 years ago, I was 20 then. In those days you had to go look for small wood for the next morning so you could get up and light the fire for tea or

By |2017-09-07T08:25:14+00:00September 7th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|12 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

Time-Lapse St Helena: The International Island Games Gold Medal Shooter

SIMON HENRY, 45, TARGET RIFLE SHOOTER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE | Sharon Henry "I was nervous leading up to the Gotland 2017 International Island Games; preparation was intense. I had been one of the favourites in the Jersey 2015 Games to medal in the 3P Individual.

By |2018-06-24T10:17:42+00:00July 24th, 2017|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|6 Comments

District Six Museum, Cape Town – The Forced Removal Of A Community

WHEN 60,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES | Sharon Henry District Six Museum, Cape Town memorialises the unfair treatment of an eviction notice enforced on 60,000 people during the apartheid era in South Africa. The eviction process took 11 years. The museum is used for

A Cape Malay Cooking Lesson in Bo Kaap, Cape Town

SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add.

People Of Cape Town Give Us The Word On The Street – Time-Lapse

THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN… | Sharon Henry People of Cape Town give their city a cool and stylish vibe. One way to meet people living in Cape Town is simply by talking to them, street conversation with real people is great for

Theatre in the Backyard – A South African Township Drama

THE NIGHT WE SAW GEORGE’S BABY | Darrin Henry Theatre in the Backyard was a performance drama like nothing I have ever seen before; energetic, emotional and at times a little uncomfortable to watch such was the realism. The whole production uses an ordinary backyard in Nyanga

By |2017-07-06T08:16:17+00:00July 6th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, South Africa, Tourist Attraction|6 Comments

Street Football In Istanbul – Besiktas vs Spurs

SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE IN TURKEY | Darrin Henry When we travel people always ask if we speak other languages. Although the answer is “no, just English,” really, that’s not completely true. Today on the streets of Istanbul, my international language of ‘football’ helped me out, yet again.

By |2017-06-30T09:47:07+00:00June 26th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, Sport, Turkey|12 Comments
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