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St Pauls Cathedral St Helena – By Royal Appointment

Inside The Upside Down Noah’s Ark | Sharon Henry Any Anglican priest serving at St Pauls Cathedral, St Helena is working at one of the most remote island churches in the world. Middle of the South Atlantic is pretty remote. Famous churches have become

By |2018-09-15T21:29:50+00:00September 13th, 2018|Culture, Lifestyle, St Helena|10 Comments

St Helena Churches – St Matthew’s, The Old & The New

Touring the Country Church At Hutt’s Gate | Sharon Henry My earliest memory of St Matthew’s church is feeling like a princess at a family wedding. I was wearing a new dress, blue chiffon with tiny white flowers. The sprinkling of rice confetti at the

By |2018-10-16T04:21:37+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Culture, St Helena|20 Comments

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

Knockers, Knobs & Keyholes – Door Photography in Jamestown, St Helena

AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE ON ST HELENA | Sharon Henry Inspired by a travel photographer’s amazing collages of doors from around the world, we decided to focus our lens on door photography in Jamestown, St Helena - which proved to be an interesting

By |2018-03-26T01:28:36+00:00March 26th, 2018|Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

First Generation: Remembering The African Burial Grounds On St Helena

PUTTING FLESH ON THE FORGOTTEN BONES | Sharon Henry Laying a man on a tarmac road in a ‘pose’ that replicates the body of a person who had been buried near this spot 150 years ago is a surreal experience. We have him in

By |2018-03-23T14:20:48+00:00February 28th, 2018|Amazing People, Culture, Photoshoots, St Helena|25 Comments

Bon Voyage – St Helena Bids A Tearful Goodbye To The RMS St Helena

LOYAL & UNSHAKEABLE TO THE VERY END | Sharon Henry A flotilla of 19 boats circles the hull of the RMS St Helena like a group of excited schoolkids frolicking at the heels of their favourite teacher. It’s a highly emotional and bittersweet occasion

By |2018-08-31T12:23:32+00:00February 10th, 2018|Culture, St Helena|42 Comments

The Irresistible Charm Of Window Shopping In York

A RIGHT SHAMBLES IN THE CITY | Sharon Henry The city of York is Olde England incarnate; cobbled lanes, crooked timber buildings and multi-paned shop windows that oozes old-fashioned charm. In fact, window shopping in the historic city is just as much an attraction

By |2018-01-10T04:52:52+00:00January 10th, 2018|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, UK|7 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

Going Home To Say Goodbye – Last Voyage on the RMS St Helena

RMS SOUNDTRACK OF MAGIC MEMORIES | Darrin Henry I can’t believe how sad I feel. After a lifetime of sea travel, here we are savouring our last voyage on the RMS St Helena, bidding farewell to a vital part of our 500-year-old island identity

By |2018-02-13T13:24:35+00:00November 8th, 2017|Culture, St Helena|41 Comments
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