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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

A Cool Lenticular Effect – The Cloud With The Silver Lining

A CASE OF BAD WIND | Darrin Henry If every cloud has a silver lining story just waiting to be told, then today the lenticular effect is quite literally ours. In search of inspiration for our daily photo challenge project, a lenticular cloud formation

By |2018-10-29T00:52:05+00:00April 6th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena|17 Comments

Behind The Scenes: Breeze 3 Photo Shoot With Gemma

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.

By |2018-06-27T00:50:36+00:00April 4th, 2017|Photoshoots, St Helena|3 Comments

Walking on St Helena – Thompson’s Valley Post Box in the Rain

THROUGH THE VALLEY OF FIRE AND DONKEY POOP | Darrin Henry Thompson’s Valley Post Box has somehow eluded us until now, even though we are out walking on St Helena all the time, although, making our first venture down the steep, muddy trail in the rain today

By |2018-11-03T04:11:43+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Hiking, St Helena|16 Comments

Country Shops of St Helena, Part 1 – Family Traditions

The Shops And Keepers Behind The Counter | Sharon Henry As a young child I remember running errands to buy hot, fresh bread from the town bakers, waiting for a quarter pound of cheese to be cut and balance-weighed to order and buying single cigarettes

By |2018-10-21T03:03:57+00:00March 17th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|17 Comments

10 Years Photographing Models on St Helena

BUILDING UP CONFIDENCE | Darrin Henry It’s quite mind boggling how every second of the day, photographers around the world are pushing themselves to capture perfect pictures of beautiful women. It’s a trend that’s never gone out of style. An ‘obsession’ perhaps, rather than trend,

By |2017-05-12T03:19:25+00:00March 9th, 2017|Photoshoots, St Helena, Top 10 and more|15 Comments
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