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Water Tariffs Protest March On St Helena – “Enough Is Enough”

OVER 2,500 SIGN ‘DON’T GO WITH THE FLOW’ PETITION | Darrin Henry The streets of Jamestown echoed today to the chants of St Helena’s first public protest in more than seven years. Approximately 135 people (including organisers and marshals), held aloft homemade banners

By |2018-07-13T02:15:14+00:00June 30th, 2018|Lifestyle, St Helena|10 Comments

A Dozen Spectacular St Helena Sunset Photographs

NATURE’S LIGHTING MASTERCLASS | There’s something completely irresistible about photographing the St Helena sunset. Anywhere along the north-western side of the island is a perfect front row seat to see the sun retreating down to the vast South Atlantic Ocean. It never gets old

By |2018-06-19T07:29:36+00:00June 19th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|14 Comments

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|7 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 |2019-03-18T03:17:54+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|St Helena, Top 10 and more, Tutorials and Tips|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
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