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Rifle Shooting On St Helena – Training For The Sport

TRAINING FOR THE SMALL ISLAND GAMES | Darrin Henry Instead of a Saturday morning lie in, a small, dedicated group of five youngsters are up early, training in the sport of rifle shooting on St Helena and trying to hit a one centimetre bullseye

By |2018-04-20T03:37:15+00:00February 12th, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, Sport, St Helena|12 Comments

Bikini Photo Shoot At Banks Battery, St Helena

Photo Shoot with Emma | Sharon Henry Heavily laden with enough kit to equip a mobile photo studio, we march the dusty path, like many soldiers before us, in searing 30 degree heat. Trekking to the shoot, our destination is the historic Banks Battery fortifications

By |2017-09-21T17:56:43+00:00February 7th, 2015|Photoshoots, St Helena|41 Comments

St Helena Governor’s Cup Yacht Race Winners – Black Cat

THE BLACK CAT YACHT CREW’S STORY | Sharon Henry It’s tradition to throw the skipper (fully clothed) into the water when you've won a sailing race. Having taken the flag in 12 days with the ocean crossing from Cape Town to St Helena winning

By |2018-01-08T05:07:51+00:00January 30th, 2015|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|11 Comments

Hiking on St Helena – Lot’s Wife’s Ponds Post Box

A ST HELENA POST BOX WALK | Sharon Henry We almost cancelled the walk to Lot’s Wife’s Ponds because of the rain. It didn't look good as we drove through the Sandy Bay district, shrouded in fog. Fern, bamboo and banana trees were dripping wet.

By |2017-07-24T11:42:14+00:00January 26th, 2015|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|16 Comments

Shot In The Dark – Governor’s Cup Yacht Race 2014/15

PHOTOGRAPHING THE GOVERNOR'S CUP YACHT RACE 2014/15 | Darrin Henry “First yacht at ten miles,” said the voice on the phone. It was half past midnight; I’d been asleep for just an hour. Photographing the finish of the Governors Cup Yacht Race was not the blue skies,

By |2017-05-20T04:14:48+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Sport, St Helena|4 Comments

Georgia Aquarium Does Whale Shark Research On St Helena

WHALE SHARK EXPERTS VISIT ST HELENA | Sharon Henry These little blue pills are working wonders, two and a half hours in, piggyback riding on this whale shark research trip and I'm still going strong, haven't chucked up yet or even felt

By |2018-04-20T02:25:43+00:00January 17th, 2015|Amazing People, St Helena|14 Comments

Getting High On The Great Stone Top Post Box Walk

GREAT STONE TOP Post Box | Darrin Henry Turns out I suffer from acrophobia; a fear of heights. Not vertigo, as I had previously believed. Unfortunately, it’s the highest elevation that tends to offer the best vantage points for landscape photography, which had brought

By |2017-08-09T15:56:30+00:00January 13th, 2015|Hiking, St Helena|20 Comments

Football on St Helena – First Game Under Floodlights

FRANCIS PLAIN HOSTS NIGHT GAME | Darrin Henry Curiosity ensured a large turnout for St Helena’s first ever football match under floodlights. The car parks were full. We estimated 300 people, although most observed from the dark perimeter, out of reach from the lights,

By |2018-06-13T23:41:42+00:00January 10th, 2015|Sport, St Helena|1 Comment
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