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Churches of St Helena Island – St James Church

The Oldest Existing Anglican Church in the Southern Hemisphere | Sharon Henry The churches of St Helena reveal a fascinating insight to the island’s short history. Considering how much we enjoy visiting churches abroad, we’ve decided it’s time to pay closer attention to what

By |2018-07-14T09:13:01+00:00July 13th, 2018|Lifestyle, St Helena|16 Comments

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|9 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

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

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

St Helena Day 2017 – Celebration In Jamestown in 30 Pictures

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ST HELENA | Darrin Henry St Helena Day is 21 May, our island birthday, commemorating the date in 1502 when Portugese sailor, Joa Da Nova, stumbled across this little uninhabited, Atlantic outcrop. As you might expect, 21 May is a public holiday on St Helena, and celebrations are always held.

By |2017-05-26T02:27:31+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Culture, St Helena|17 Comments

First Time Flying at Age 73 “Has Changed My Life Completely”

16 Saints Flying From St Helena Airport | Darrin Henry At 10 minutes, it was probably the shortest flight most of us on board will ever take yet it’s likely to also be the most special; to be on an aeroplane flying out from St Helena

By |2018-07-13T02:20:02+00:00January 11th, 2017|St Helena|63 Comments

The Spirit and Traditions of Christmas on St Helena

St Helena Christmas Photo Album | Sharon Henry The best time to visit St Helena is at Christmas when the agapanthus bloom, lights go up, carollers sing and the streets play host to festive parades. At this time of year so many Saints return home for family holidays you can

By |2018-08-03T01:07:05+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Culture, St Helena|7 Comments
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