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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

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

Great White Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai, South Africa

THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry Great White shark cage diving is one of those crazy bucket list ideas people seeking adventurous things do in Cape Town will love. A 2½ hour drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai, the great white shark

By |2018-09-21T02:20:06+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, South Africa, Sport, Tourist Attraction|14 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

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

Sport Photography Tips – How to Photograph Indoor Volleyball

THE LADIES COURTROOM DRAMA | Darrin Henry In this post I’m sharing a few tips for sport photography; specifically women’s indoor volleyball. We have a small, Sunday afternoon league on St Helena in which Sharon plays, making it an ideal topic for me to cover. Across photography there are many

By |2018-08-31T13:05:15+00:00June 1st, 2017|Photography Help, Sport|6 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

The First St Helena Airport Runway Dash Is A ‘Shear’ Delight

The World's Most Expensive Running Track | Sharon Henry The very first St Helena Airport Runway Dash saw perfect wind conditions and ‘shear’ delight from islanders. St Helena Airport was shaken from its stupor this Bank Holiday Monday when the £285m runway was temporarily transformed

By |2018-06-27T04:06:28+00:00August 29th, 2016|Sport, St Helena|10 Comments

Rio 2016 Olympic Tribute: Brazilian Capoeira Photoshoot

THE DEADLY DANCE OF CAPOEIRA | Darrin Henry It was amazing to be reminded about our Brazilian Capoeira photoshoot whilst watching the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Games had us captivated! Holding our breath through the gymnastics (how do they not get dizzy), discovering the gripping

By |2018-01-04T05:35:48+00:00August 16th, 2016|Amazing People, Culture, Photoshoots, Sport, UK|4 Comments

Digging Deep In Mud Volleyball – Hannibal, Missouri

Hannibal's Quirky Fourth Of July Celebrations | Sharon Henry Barbeques, watermelon and fireworks aren't the only things our American friends will be celebrating their fourth of July holiday with today - some will be slopping around playing mud volleyball. It’s A Dirty Sport Yes the champions of the 37th Annual Mississippi Mud Volleyball Tournament

By |2017-05-19T05:46:57+00:00July 4th, 2016|Culture, Sport, USA|7 Comments
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