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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

How To Make A Flax Flower – A Step By Step Guide

WANDA’S EASY FLAX WEAVING INSTRUCTIONS IN PICTURES | Sharon Henry Learn how to make a flax flower or harakeke flower by following the weaving process with this easy step by step photo guide. Long gone are the days when New Zealand flax, draped over the

By |2018-08-27T09:29:09+00:00May 16th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|2 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: The Flax Sorter

Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry "I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand. It got chopped across the knuckles with a sickle, accidentally. After all these years I still can't bend my fist.

By |2017-05-12T03:26:49+00:00March 1st, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|20 Comments
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