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35 Pictures: St Helena Festival of Lights 2016

CHRISTMAS NUMBER FIVE | Darrin Henry Tonight’s Festival of Lights on St Helena was once again a dazzling success. It’s becoming a habit that everyone is quite happy to get used to – this the fifth ‘electric parade’ organised by Jamestown’s Pilling Primary School and

By |2017-07-21T16:14:11+00:00December 20th, 2016|Culture, St Helena|29 Comments

12 Of The Best St Helena Pictures – An Island Tour

PHOTOS FROM THE HARD DRIVE | Darrin Henry Right place, right time, applies with photography a lot, especially when we’re out and about on St Helena with the camera. We often end up capturing something unexpected and totally random, simply because we just happened

By |2017-09-22T15:34:21+00:00November 30th, 2016|St Helena, Top 10 and more|8 Comments

St Helena Carnival 2016: Taking Flight

GIVE ME WINGS | Darrin Henry There was string, Sellotape, masking tape, safety pins, cable ties, wire, bendy plastic water piping; there were feathers, silky fabric, net curtains, cardboard, crepe paper, painted bed sheets and tin foil; and there was music and people and dogs and one float cum mobile

By |2017-05-26T03:12:14+00:00October 15th, 2016|Culture, St Helena|25 Comments

St James Church St Helena – The Fisherman’s Friend and The Time Machine

Stories from St James' Church Tower | Sharon Henry The fairy terns suffered a bit of a shock recently when a large upside-down ice-cream cone hijacked their perching area on top of St James Church St Helena. Unfortunately for them a spire has reclaimed the

By |2018-07-13T02:01:26+00:00October 7th, 2016|Culture, St Helena|12 Comments

Tourism For All this World Tourism Day and the End of Football

Tourism for All – Access For Everyone | Darrin Henry This year’s World Tourism Day on 27 September, 2016, has adopted a theme of accessible tourism, entitled: Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility. Tearing the cartilage in my knee a few months ago while playing football

By |2018-06-27T02:59:41+00:00September 27th, 2016|Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|1 Comment

Searching For Breadcrumbs In Jamestown, St Helena

Life In One Of The World's Tiniest Capitals | Sharon Henry If Joshua Slocum or even the Duke of Wellington were to step ashore in Jamestown, St Helena today, having returned in a time machine, the only thing that might set their alarm bells ringing

By |2018-04-14T22:29:41+00:00July 12th, 2016|City Life, Culture, St Helena|38 Comments

Sweet 16, Photographs to Celebrate St Helena Day 2016

BEAUTIFUL ST HELENA IN PICTURES Happy St Helena Day 2016 everyone! So much has happened since our St Helena Day Picture Special last year (2015) – the first flights have landed at the brand new airport, the island’s first female governor has arrived and

By |2018-08-03T01:09:54+00:00May 21st, 2016|St Helena, Top 10 and more|16 Comments

Governor of St Helena, Lisa Phillips: Inauguration Ceremony in Pictures

A BIG TURNOUT TO WELCOME LISA PHILLIPS | Darrin Henry St Helena’s new Governor, Lisa Phillips, stepped ashore at 8.06am this morning, Monday 25 April, 2016, met on the wharf by the Chief Secretary, Sean Burns and Mrs Marina Burns and also the island’s elected councillors and other government officials.

By |2018-04-25T09:04:28+00:00April 25th, 2016|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|16 Comments

Gulden Leeuw at St Helena With Class Afloat

School With A Difference | Sharon Henry Climbing a 43m mast on sailing ship 'Gulden Leeuw' crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a gale blowing 40 knots is what 18 year old Marcus, from Montreal, Canada, recalls as a memorable experience. It was “the scariest moment” said the student.

By |2017-05-21T03:37:47+00:00February 12th, 2016|Amazing People, Canada, St Helena|7 Comments

St Helena Christmas Street Parade: Festival of Lights 2015

A NEW CHRISTMAS TRADITION FOR ST HELENA | Darrin Henry The annual Festival of Lights once again reasserted its claim as the best street parade on St Helena as hundreds of twinkling islanders ambled through Jamestown. Jolly Christmas music provided the soundtrack, snow (from

By |2017-09-21T14:08:19+00:00December 18th, 2015|Culture, St Helena|16 Comments
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