CHARLIE GEORGE, 68, JAMESTOWN | Sharon Henry “I used to be a mason first, building houses. Then I got into carpentry, got to like it and been doing it for over 30 years now. The only teaching I had was at school with Dover
STEVE YON, 30, LONGWOOD AVENUE | Sharon Henry “When the RMS asked me to do this I was really chuffed and felt quite privileged because I wasn’t expecting it. Normally this would have been made on the RMS itself. To do a 3-D cake
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TREVOR MAGELLAN, 85, BRIARS | Sharon Henry “It took me about two weeks to make my first guitar. “When I was a boy about 16-17 (1948-49), one of my closest friends Herman Anderson was given a nice Brazilian guitar. I felt a wee bit envious
SMALL BUSINESSES WORKING FROM HOME | Sharon Henry "The shop started in the late 80's," recalls Amelia with a wistful look in her eye, "my Dad (Eric 'Anderson' Andrews,) used to work on the RMS, bringing grocery items from Cape Town and selling them from
PRESERVING THE TRADITIONAL COUNTRY SHOPS, Part 3 | Sharon Henry "We opened this shop in 1974 so it has been going for over 42 years now," says Audrey glancing at the blanket of rain falling just outside her Blue Hill Shop door.
SIMON HENRY, 45, TARGET RIFLE SHOOTER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE | Sharon Henry "I was nervous leading up to the Gotland 2017 International Island Games; preparation was intense. I had been one of the favourites in the Jersey 2015 Games to medal in the 3P Individual.
JAMES FANTOM, 24, MUSICIAN, HALF WAY | Sharon Henry Time-Laspe is a blog feature designed to capture segments of time, life and culture through stories told by the people of St Helena. "My love for music started when I was going to middle school in America (aged 11). I made a friend who played guitar and I thought wouldn't it be cool if we started a band, because at that age you're just trying to be cool right? So I started playing drums. But I picked up the guitar too, and I could tell that, like, I had some sort of natural talent with music and I got better quicker than a lot of people did.
THE TROPICAL COVER SHOOT | Darrin Henry A tropical, glamorous swimsuit shoot was always on the cards for our e-magazine, Breeze 3, unfortunately sunshine and clear skies have little respect for well planned projects, even when a beautiful model like Gemma Lawrence is involved.
Weather It Was Good or Weather It Was Bad | Sharon Henry Forget the 'monkey,' 2016 has been the year of 'wind shear' here on St Helena, the term meaning ‘unpredictable wind conditions’ was unfortunately introduced to the island's vocabulary in April following a