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
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
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
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
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
Jamestown St Helena has changed little in appearance over the last few centuries. Since the island’s discovery by the Portuguese in 1502 and eventual settlement by the English in 1659 a fair chunk of built heritage has survived. St Helena's capital and only city
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
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.
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.
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