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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
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.
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,
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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
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
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,
ALEX AND HIS ST JOHN'S CHRISTMAS LILIES | Sharon Henry What is the smell of Christmas? For many it may be spicy mulled wine, roasted chestnuts or pine needles off a real Christmas tree. For those on St Helena it's the scent of lilies
RIVER OF LIGHTS THROUGH JAMESTOWN | Sharon Henry Three nights before Christmas, the streets of Jamestown exploded in a dazzling feast of colour and light as the St Helena Festival of Lights 2014 parade organised by Pilling Primary School, gaily 'danced down the street'