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Bon Voyage – St Helena Bids A Tearful Goodbye To The RMS St Helena

LOYAL & UNSHAKEABLE TO THE VERY END | Sharon Henry A flotilla of 19 boats circles the hull of the RMS St Helena like a group of excited schoolkids frolicking at the heels of their favourite teacher. It’s a highly emotional and bittersweet occasion

By |2018-08-31T12:23:32+00:00February 10th, 2018|Culture, St Helena|42 Comments

11 New Ideas For What To Do When Visiting St Helena

ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO DISCOVER ST HELENA | Sharon Henry Swimming with whale sharks, meeting a 188-year-old tortoise and hiking precarious trails are just a fraction of fun things to do on St Helena and with the airport open for business, the island will be

By |2018-07-13T01:58:22+00:00January 22nd, 2018|St Helena, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|11 Comments

Chasing The Light – Landscape Photographs of St Helena

Chasing The Light – Landscape Photographs of St Helena A LITTLE MOVIE ABOUT INVESTING IN TIME | Darrin Henry Capturing good landscape photographs of St Helena, you would think would be easy for photographers living on the island, as we do. Pleased as Sharon and

By |2018-05-15T23:30:01+00:00January 12th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena|14 Comments

Time-lapse St Helena: The Guitar Maker

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

By |2018-01-04T04:03:37+00:00January 4th, 2018|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

Photography OCD – Completing The 2017 Project 365 Photography Challenge

EVERY DAY SOMETHING MAKES US SNAP | Darrin Henry It’s not quite a Disorder (I don’t think), but photography, once in your bloodstream, can prompt that OCD kind of behaviour at times. We’ve successfully completed our second consecutive Project 365, a photo-a-day mission to

By |2018-01-15T15:36:44+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Photography Help, St Helena, Top 10 and more|8 Comments

Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena – A Fantastic Grand Opening

THE PLACE TO BE AT SUNSET ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Rosie’s Bar and Restaurant on St Helena welcomed over 450 guests on Friday night, 8 December 2017, for a sparkling Grand Opening event, with owner and first-time entrepreneur Rosemary Bargo, known to all as Rosie

By |2017-12-10T21:19:02+00:00December 10th, 2017|Amazing People, Food and Drink, St Helena|10 Comments

Ticket Prices for Flights to St Helena from South Africa

Air Ticket Prices to St Helena Announced | Darrin Henry Prices for return flights to St Helena from South Africa will start at £804 (Johannesburg) or £846 (Cape Town). The ticket prices for flights to St Helena were published today by St Helena Government

By |2018-08-21T10:46:10+00:00August 30th, 2017|St Helena|19 Comments

Country Shops, Part 4 – Entrepreneurs on St Helena

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

By |2018-01-30T14:38:14+00:00August 11th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|7 Comments

Country Shops On St Helena, Part 3 – Blue Hill and Longwood

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.

By |2018-06-26T05:34:35+00:00August 9th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: The International Island Games Gold Medal Shooter

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.

By |2018-06-24T10:17:42+00:00July 24th, 2017|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|6 Comments
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