FIRST TIME BETTING ON THE HORSES | Darrin Henry Expecting a little friendly chit-chat, I told the bookie I was placing my first ever bet, instead I got back a no nonsense, “Well sort it out then mate!” Priceless! Sharon and I went horse racing at Newmarket July Racecourse
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.
SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE IN TURKEY | Darrin Henry When we travel people always ask if we speak other languages. Although the answer is “no, just English,” really, that’s not completely true. Today on the streets of Istanbul, my international language of ‘football’ helped me out, yet again.
THE LADIES COURTROOM DRAMA | Darrin Henry In this post I’m sharing a few tips for sport photography; specifically women’s indoor volleyball. We have a small, Sunday afternoon league on St Helena in which Sharon plays, making it an ideal topic for me to cover. Across photography there are many
The World's Most Expensive Running Track | Sharon Henry The very first St Helena Airport Runway Dash saw perfect wind conditions and ‘shear’ delight from islanders. St Helena Airport was shaken from its stupor this Bank Holiday Monday when the £285m runway was temporarily transformed
THE DEADLY DANCE OF CAPOEIRA | Darrin Henry It was amazing to be reminded about our Brazilian Capoeira photoshoot whilst watching the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Games had us captivated! Holding our breath through the gymnastics (how do they not get dizzy), discovering the gripping
SHOOTING THE BREEZE | Sharon Henry "What's this going to appear in, Playboy?" teases 71 year old Larry Parker when we ask for a photo for the blog. Larry is hardly Playboy Bunny material, more like a slim, badass version of Santa Claus. All the same he holds still long
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
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,
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,