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St Helena Shooters Off To The Small Island Games, Gotland 2017

GIRLS WITH GUNS ON A MISSION | Darrin Henry Packing three high-tech rifles between them, female target shooters Madolyn Andrews and Jodie Scipio-Constantine are making the epic journey from St Helena to compete at the Small Island Games 2017 on the Swedish island of Gotland.

By |2017-06-11T22:49:24+00:00June 12th, 2017|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|2 Comments

Time Lapse St Helena: The Seed Worker

KEDELL LAWRENCE, 74, Nr HALF WAY | Sharon Henry "I didn't start doing seed work until 2014. Miss Rose Bennett, round Rupert’s taught my daughter Carrie about six years ago. Carrie taught me and that's how I ended up doing this. A lot of people now don't do nothing like

By |2017-06-04T22:06:00+00:00June 5th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|7 Comments

Country Shops, Part 2 – District Pillars of the St Helena Community

A St Helena History Lesson Through Small Shops | Sharon Henry Welcome to part two of St Helena's small country shops. These rural establishments quietly provide a vital service to their communities, many from home premises trading over the counter. Besides being grocers they are the off-licence, the local grapevine

By |2017-08-11T11:27:56+00:00May 19th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

How To Make A Flax Flower – A Step By Step Guide

WANDA’S EASY FLAX WEAVING INSTRUCTIONS IN PICTURES | Sharon Henry Learn how to make a flax flower or harakeke flower by following the weaving process with this easy step by step photo guide. Long gone are the days when New Zealand flax, draped over the

By |2018-08-27T09:29:09+00:00May 16th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|2 Comments

Saints Fly Home For The Very First Time

SA Airlink Lands First Commercial Passenger Flight At St Helena Airport | Sharon Henry The feel good factor oozing around St Helena Airport today was just fantastic to witness. The very first commercial passenger flight into St Helena took place; an Avro RJ85 aircraft

By |2018-05-03T08:39:49+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|30 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

Country Shops of St Helena, Part 1 – Family Traditions

The Shops And Keepers Behind The Counter | Sharon Henry As a young child I remember running errands to buy hot, fresh bread from the town bakers, waiting for a quarter pound of cheese to be cut and balance-weighed to order and buying single cigarettes

By |2018-04-29T07:56:39+00:00March 17th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|17 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: The Flax Sorter

Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry "I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand. It got chopped across the knuckles with a sickle, accidentally. After all these years I still can't bend my fist.

By |2017-05-12T03:26:49+00:00March 1st, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|20 Comments

Girl Meets Boy And Sails Off Into The Sunset To Travel The World

The Captain Morgan Effect | Sharon Henry Theirs is a story whose plot reads like a can't-put-down adventure novel; girl meets boy, falls in love and sails off into the sunset to travel the world. "It was either love or stupidity," laughs Cheryl Morice,

By |2017-07-23T22:45:54+00:00December 9th, 2016|Amazing People, St Helena|8 Comments
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