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Miss America and Miss St Helena – Re-Vamping The Beauty Pageant

PRIDE & CONFIDENCE – REWRITING A ST HELENA CLASSIC | “The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment,” said the BBC news reader. Sitting in the car outside the Longwood supermarket earlier this week, listening to the radio, I smiled at the timing

By |2018-07-27T01:58:37+00:00June 10th, 2018|St Helena|2 Comments

St Helena Pumpkin Fritters Recipe – Saint Fratters

A PLATEFUL OF SUNSHINE | We love our comfort food here on St Helena, there’s plo, fishcakes, cabbage do-down, bread ‘n’ dance... and pumpkin fritters. On St Helena we say ‘fratters’ not ‘fritters,’ it’s a Saint speak thing, like elsewhere some say ‘to-may-toe,’ others

By |2018-06-01T03:54:12+00:00June 1st, 2018|Food and Drink, St Helena|4 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

Gemma Lawrence Is Miss St Helena 2018

THOUSANDS AROUND THE WORLD TUNED IN TO ST HELENA The largest ever audience for a live event taking place on St Helena, watched as Gemma Lawrence, a 21-year-old Customs Officer from the St Paul’s district, was crowned Miss St Helena 2018 on Saturday night

By |2018-05-17T22:45:09+00:00May 17th, 2018|Amazing People, Lifestyle, St Helena|18 Comments

Time-lapse: The St Helena Bird Whisperer

SAMMI CHERRETT, 37, PUTTY HILL | “When I first arrived here I was working at the Marine Department. One day somebody brought in this little tiny Fairy Tern chick in a box. It was going to be put to sleep because there was nobody

By |2018-04-20T03:45:31+00:00April 20th, 2018|Amazing People, Awesome Nature, St Helena|16 Comments

First 100 Days of 2018 on St Helena – Photography Project 365

LIVING THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES | Today we mark the first 100 days of 2018 and, for the third consecutive time we are also celebrating a successful 100-day start to a photography Project 365. When Sharon and I embarked on this photo-a-day adventure

By |2018-04-10T03:16:55+00:00April 10th, 2018|Photography Help, St Helena, Top 10 and more|4 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

Behind The Scenes on the Breeze Magazine Photo Shoot

BOHO-CHIC WITH JODI | Darrin Henry I know from feedback that behind the scenes insights into our Breeze magazine photo shoots are popular with visitors. I’m the same way when it comes to other photographers’ work. Breeze magazine issue 4, the 2018 edition, was

By |2018-03-13T01:33:29+00:00March 13th, 2018|Fashion, Photoshoots, St Helena|11 Comments

Articulated Skeletons of the First Generation African Burial Ground, St Helena

Articulated skeletons unearthed from African Burial Grounds on St Helena have been nameless numbers. ‘Liberated’ Africans intercepted from the Transatlantic slave trade 150 years ago, brought ashore in Rupert’s Valley and buried in shallow, unmarked graves with no recorded identity. Today, in January 2018

By |2018-11-13T08:55:57+00:00February 28th, 2018|Culture, Photoshoots, St Helena|25 Comments
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