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Doesn’t He Wear It Well? The Saint Napoleon Bonaparte Uniform

Napoleon Bonaparte photo shoot | Darrin Henry A photo shoot with Napoleon Bonaparte! Now there’s one I didn’t see coming. Earlier this year the St Helena Tourist Office bought a replica Napoleon Bonaparte uniform, made to measure for Tourism Projects Manager, Merrill Joshua. After

By |2017-09-23T16:56:35+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Culture, Photoshoots, St Helena|15 Comments

Walking Tour Of Historic Jamestown – From Church To The Court House

THE JAMESTOWN TOUR | Sharon Henry Did you know, in her heyday St Helena welcomed over 1,000 visiting ships in a year? Or, that the 'picture' above the Arch is the Coat of Arms of the English East India Company who colonised and governed

By |2018-07-13T02:13:37+00:00March 1st, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|10 Comments

How to Cook St Helena Fish Cakes – A Picture Recipe

THE ULTIMATE FISH CAKES RECIPE | Sharon Henry St Helena fish cakes consumed hot from the pan is one of life's satisfying pleasures, especially after you've toiled in the kitchen for the past hour. Freshly cooked, these fish patties are impossible to resist eating

By |2018-09-07T00:53:20+00:00February 25th, 2015|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|18 Comments

Life or Death – The St Helena Wirebird Surviving The First 63 Days

ST HELENA'S ENDEMIC WIREBIRD | Darrin Henry Despite its excellence in the art of camouflage, the endemic St Helena wirebird is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ by the IUCN as its conservation status. From barely two feet away I have difficulty spotting the two speckled eggs, even the nest for that matter

By |2017-07-23T20:58:18+00:00February 21st, 2015|Awesome Nature, St Helena|5 Comments

Swimming with St Helena’s Whale Sharks

St Helena's Whale Sharks | Sharon Henry I am in the sea, a mile out from shore, swimming after a massive whale shark. My heart is pounding as I struggle against choppy waves while at the same time my eyes are locked on the huge tail and the fish it

By |2018-04-20T02:46:49+00:00February 15th, 2015|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|15 Comments

Rifle Shooting On St Helena – Training For The Sport

TRAINING FOR THE SMALL ISLAND GAMES | Darrin Henry Instead of a Saturday morning lie in, a small, dedicated group of five youngsters are up early, training in the sport of rifle shooting on St Helena and trying to hit a one centimetre bullseye

By |2018-04-20T03:37:15+00:00February 12th, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, Sport, St Helena|12 Comments

Bikini Photo Shoot At Banks Battery, St Helena

Photo Shoot with Emma | Sharon Henry Heavily laden with enough kit to equip a mobile photo studio, we march the dusty path, like many soldiers before us, in searing 30 degree heat. Trekking to the shoot, our destination is the historic Banks Battery fortifications

By |2017-09-21T17:56:43+00:00February 7th, 2015|Photoshoots, St Helena|41 Comments

St Helena Governor’s Cup Yacht Race Winners – Black Cat

THE BLACK CAT YACHT CREW’S STORY | Sharon Henry It’s tradition to throw the skipper (fully clothed) into the water when you've won a sailing race. Having taken the flag in 12 days with the ocean crossing from Cape Town to St Helena winning

By |2018-01-08T05:07:51+00:00January 30th, 2015|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|11 Comments

Hiking on St Helena – Lot’s Wife’s Ponds Post Box

A ST HELENA POST BOX WALK | Sharon Henry We almost cancelled the walk to Lot’s Wife’s Ponds because of the rain. It didn't look good as we drove through the Sandy Bay district, shrouded in fog. Fern, bamboo and banana trees were dripping wet.

By |2017-07-24T11:42:14+00:00January 26th, 2015|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|16 Comments
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