PRIDE & CONFIDENCE – REWRITING A ST HELENA CLASSIC | “The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment,” said the BBC news reader. Sitting in the car outside the Longwood supermarket earlier this week, listening to the radio, I smiled at the timing
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
THOUSANDS AROUND THE WORLD TUNED IN TO ST HELENA The largest ever audience for a live event taking place on St Helena, watched as Gemma Lawrence, a 21-year-old Customs Officer from the St Paul’s district, was crowned Miss St Helena 2018 on Saturday night
2016 IN PHOTOGRAPHS, PROJECT 366 | Darrin Henry The next time someone asks me what's the best way to improve photography skills, my advice will be: ‘take one picture every day.’ Trust me, this is as solid a ‘sure thing’ as anything out there
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
New Beauty Queen Donates Half Her Winnings To Charity | Sharon Henry The newly crowned Miss St Helena, Kimley Yon shed happy tears tonight when her name was announced as the winner of the biennial beauty contest to a cheering audience. Kimley who looked stunning in emerald was the judges'
MODEL SHOOT AT MILLENNIUM FOREST |Darrin Henry Nothing stops traffic like a pretty girl in a red dress on the side of a road; in this case 40 tonne lorries and the reigning Miss St Helena, Sinead Green. We didn’t quite delay the airport