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Graffiti in Bristol Stokes Croft – An Amazing Street Art Gallery

IN YOUR FACE ART | Sharon Henry Graffiti in Bristol, Stokes Croft makes walking the neighbourhood feel like a visit to a street art gallery. Love it or hate it, there’s no more in your face art than street art. We were blown away

By |2018-10-05T01:55:30+00:00October 25th, 2017|Art, Culture, Tourist Attraction, UK|2 Comments

Getting Scammed Shooting Street Photography in Istanbul

LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE IN TURKEY | Sharon Henry The devious con-artist clearly had a nose for fresh meat as we fell prey to a scam on our first day out in Turkey, shooting street photography in Istanbul. Maybe we looked like we'd came down

By |2018-11-28T05:11:00+00:00October 23rd, 2017|City Life, Culture, Turkey|11 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

Visiting The Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey

MORE THAN A MILLENNIUM DOME | Darrin Henry The Hagia Sofia museum in Istanbul, Turkey, is a treasure trove of photographic possibilities; a stunning architectural fantasy of a building filled with light and shadow gliding softly across the ancient marble surfaces. In a city

By |2018-10-24T04:17:34+00:00September 19th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, Turkey|5 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

Undercover in Turkey – The Basilica Cistern in Istanbul

52 STEPS BACK TO CONSTANTINOPLE | Darrin Henry As man-made water reservoirs go, the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, Turkey, known also as the ‘Yerebatan Cistern,’ is probably one of the most amazing. Hidden below the ancient city of Constantinople, now Istanbul of course, this

By |2018-08-31T12:46:01+00:00September 4th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, Turkey|6 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 |2018-11-27T02:14:54+00:00August 28th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Turkey|6 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

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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