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Boeing 757-200 Lands on St Helena, Largest Aircraft To Date

A Boeing 757-200 Lands on St Helena making it the largest aircraft at HLE to date. The 757-200 is 47.3m in length, much longer than our usual Embraer E190 at 36.24m. The 51 passengers on this repatriation charter flight all began quarantine at Bradley’s.

By |2020-08-02T22:35:26+00:00July 31st, 2020|St Helena|13 Comments

Rockfall Protection Systems In St Helena – Tackling A Natural Hazard

We’re perched on a slope just above Ladder Hill road watching rockfall protection systems being installed. I shield my eyes and brace against the downdraft of the Airbus AS350 squirrel helicopter hovering noisily overhead. Proximity of the helicopter blades to the rock face is

By |2020-06-23T13:43:59+00:00June 21st, 2020|Amazing People, St Helena|22 Comments

Titan Airways Airbus A318 Delivers Covid 19 Test Kits To St Helena Island

A Titan Airways, Airbus A318 is landing on St Helena today, bringing long-awaited Coronavirus test kits and other medical supplies, plus approximately 10 passengers. St Helena’s regular air service, provided by SA Airlink, is currently suspended while South Africa is in lockdown because of

By |2020-04-21T09:12:57+00:00April 20th, 2020|St Helena|16 Comments

St Helena Covid-19 Diary – Saints In Isolation Again

St Helena is possibly still Covid-19 free at the time of writing this on 28 March, 2020, but it seems unlikely to remain that way much longer. Last night it was announced that one of the 37 passengers who arrived on the last flight

By |2020-04-21T22:47:31+00:00March 29th, 2020|Amazing People, St Helena|37 Comments

Black Sand Beach Photo Shoot with Ashton

A black sand beach photo shoot was a 2019 summer highlight, set against the stunning volcanic landscape with gorgeous Saint model, Ashton Yon, bringing style and sass. Shooting outdoors is a rush. The unpredictability of weather, terrain and even people turning up suddenly, conspire

By |2019-06-14T05:54:13+00:00June 14th, 2019|Photo Shoots, St Helena|11 Comments

St Helena Island Travel Information App Launched

Inside St Helena is essentially a tourist guide, a business directory and a local notice board, all rolled into one and packaged in the most convenient of storage places. It installs on any smartphone; a modern day guide book which fits in your pocket

By |2019-07-23T05:59:31+00:00June 6th, 2019|Guided Tour, St Helena, Travel|16 Comments

1000 Days 1000 Pictures – One New Image Each Day

How Everything Clicked Into Place | Darrin Henry New image 1000 is in the bag, the successful completion of 1000 days 1000 pictures taken. No blanks. Project success factors have been the open topic brief and flexibility of alternating between mobile, compact and DSLR

By |2019-03-06T04:02:03+00:00September 26th, 2018|St Helena|11 Comments

St Pauls Cathedral Of St Helena – By Royal Appointment

Inside The Upside Down Noah’s Ark | Sharon Henry Any Anglican priest serving at St Pauls Cathedral of 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

By |2018-11-01T04:32:29+00:00September 13th, 2018|Culture, Lifestyle, St Helena|10 Comments

New St Helena Care Home The CCC Is 10 Years Old

A Home Fit For A Princess | Darrin Henry Ten years ago today a new elderly care home on St Helena, ‘Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal Community Care Centre,’ at Ladder Hill was opened. The oldest living person on St Helena, Mrs Hilda Clingham (98)

By |2018-09-06T04:16:22+00:00September 6th, 2018|Lifestyle, St Helena|2 Comments

Strobist Landscape Photography – St Helena at Night

AN AFTER DARK FANTASY ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Capturing pictures of St Helena that are a little bit different is not always easy, but with strobist landscape photography I think we might have something new. For WTSDN, anyway. Once again Sharon and

By |2019-04-07T00:52:00+00:00August 9th, 2018|Photography Mission, St Helena|30 Comments
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