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Flights to St Helena From Johannesburg and Cape Town Announced

SA AIRLINK ST HELENA FLIGHTS TO GO VIA WINDHOEK | Darrin Henry SA Airlink and St Helena Government have surprised everyone it seems, announcing the long awaited flights to St Helena will link from both Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, via the Namibian capital

By |2017-08-30T18:29:51+00:00July 22nd, 2017|St Helena|24 Comments

St Helena Shooters Off To The Small Island Games, Gotland 2017

GIRLS WITH GUNS ON A MISSION | Darrin Henry Packing three high-tech rifles between them, female target shooters Madolyn Andrews and Jodie Scipio-Constantine are making the epic journey from St Helena to compete at the Small Island Games 2017 on the Swedish island of Gotland.

By |2017-06-11T22:49:24+00:00June 12th, 2017|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|2 Comments

How To Make St Helena Bread and Dance (Tomato Paste)

SAINT TOMATO PASTE RECIPE | Sharon Henry There probably aren’t many foods that are associated with dancing, as much as tomato paste sandwiches are here on St Helena. So much so we’ve nicknamed them ‘bread ‘n’ dance,’ an island favourite made of tomatoes and onion – sounds simple but boy do

By |2017-06-04T23:26:33+00:00June 9th, 2017|Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|4 Comments

Time Lapse St Helena: The Seed Worker

KEDELL LAWRENCE, 74, Nr HALF WAY | Sharon Henry "I didn't start doing seed work until 2014. Miss Rose Bennett, round Rupert’s taught my daughter Carrie about six years ago. Carrie taught me and that's how I ended up doing this. A lot of people now don't do nothing like

By |2017-06-04T22:06:00+00:00June 5th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|7 Comments

Country Shops, Part 2 – District Pillars of the St Helena Community

A St Helena History Lesson Through Small Shops | Sharon Henry Welcome to part two of St Helena's small country shops. These rural establishments quietly provide a vital service to their communities, many from home premises trading over the counter. Besides being grocers they are the off-licence, the local grapevine

By |2017-08-11T11:27:56+00:00May 19th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|8 Comments

How To Make A Flax Flower – A Step By Step Guide

WANDA’S EASY FLAX WEAVING INSTRUCTIONS IN PICTURES | Sharon Henry Learn how to make a flax flower or harakeke flower by following the weaving process with this easy step by step photo guide. Long gone are the days when New Zealand flax, draped over the

By |2018-08-27T09:29:09+00:00May 16th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|2 Comments

St Helena Air Service Tender Delayed, RMS Broken – Isolation Nightmare

NOTHING SPLENDID ABOUT THIS ISOLATION | Darrin Henry Today, one year on from the Comair landing of 2016, the St Helena Airport ‘fiasco’ continues. SHG officials and DfID have tried to conceal that “there will be some slight delay” in the new tender process currently underway...

By |2017-05-30T05:16:30+00:00April 18th, 2017|St Helena|32 Comments

Natural Landscapes of St Helena Island – Ten Great Photos

It’s been a little while since we indulged in a picture post, just photos for pleasure, so to speak. As it’s Good Friday today, we’ve compiled a ‘Natural Landscapes of St Helena’ collection for Easter. The topography of St Helena does a great job

By |2018-03-24T01:11:00+00:00April 14th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|18 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: Music Man James

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.

By |2017-05-11T02:24:51+00:00April 11th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|3 Comments

Project 365, Day 95: The Silver Lining over St Helena

A CASE OF BAD WIND | Darrin Henry I’m sure St Helena must have been blown a few inches north; it’s been so blustery today! Swelly seas and gale force winds; that’s us at the moment. The blowy conditions I’m guessing was the reason for the huge, squiggly cloud

By |2017-05-21T03:55:44+00:00April 6th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena|17 Comments
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