Bertrand's Cottage, St Helena.

Bertrand’s Cottage, St Helena

Lally Brown | PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Original article & photos as published in Breeze e-magazine January 2016, plus updated photos. Historic pictures supplied. When Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on the island of St Helena October 1815 to begin his exile, he was accompanied by an entourage of twenty-four people, including Count Henri-Gatien Bertrand, his wife…

Lighting High Knoll Fort, St Helena Island.

High Knoll Fort Lights Up St Helena Skyline

THE MOTHER SHIP HAS LANDED | Sharon Henry It looks like a spaceship has landed on top of High Knoll Fort.  The island’s most visible landmark has a new feature of LED up-lights surrounding its base, glowing a rainbow of colours onto the thick, stone walls. Governor Lisa Philips had the honour of switching them…

World Tourism Day 2016.
Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility

World Tourism Day and the End of Football

Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility | Darrin Henry Tearing the cartilage in my knee a few months ago while playing football gave me my first real glimpse of appreciation for how daunting everyday mobility can be for people with disabilities. #tourism4all #WTD2016 A small flight of steps is not something that usually bothers…

Hobos left these graffiti messages on fences and walls for others passing through an area. These communication graphics and loads more in the Steamtown Museum, Scranton, USA.

Blowing Off Steam In Scranton

KEEPING AMERICA ON TRACK | Sharon Henry So, we’ve discovered turntables aren’t just for DJ’s – train operators use them too, not to spin records, but to rotate train engines from one direction to another. Of course train turntables are of a totally different design and scale to the music variety but they do share…

Why tourism could damage St Helena Culture.

Why Tourism Could Ruin St Helena Culture

DON’T FORGET THE SAINTS | Darrin Henry For years we’ve been told, ‘the most special thing about St Helena is the people and its culture,’ and it would form the cornerstone of our new tourism based economy. However, when it comes to marketing St Helena, experts driving the island’s tourism objective seem to be stuck…