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St Helena Governor’s Cup Yacht Race Winners – Black Cat

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

By |2018-01-08T05:07:51+00:00January 30th, 2015|Amazing People, Sport, St Helena|11 Comments

Hiking on St Helena – Lot’s Wife’s Ponds Post Box

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.

By |2018-10-05T04:49:02+00:00January 26th, 2015|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|16 Comments

Governors Cup Yacht Race 2014 – Shot In The Dark

The Governors Cup Yacht Race 2014 was about to welcome the first yacht at St Helena. Photographing the finish of the race was not the blue skies, sunny afternoon, glamour assignment one might imagine. First yacht over the line was Banjo, at 1.53am, and

By |2018-12-03T21:56:51+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Sport, St Helena|4 Comments

Georgia Aquarium Does Whale Shark Research On St Helena

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

By |2018-10-05T05:37:15+00:00January 17th, 2015|Amazing People, St Helena|14 Comments

Getting High On The Great Stone Top Post Box Walk

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

By |2018-10-08T00:50:40+00:00January 13th, 2015|Hiking, St Helena|20 Comments

Football on St Helena – First Game Under Floodlights

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,

By |2018-06-13T23:41:42+00:00January 10th, 2015|Sport, St Helena|1 Comment

The Smell Of Christmas On St Helena

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

By |2018-09-03T12:34:14+00:00December 31st, 2014|Amazing People, Awesome Nature, St Helena|0 Comments

Electric Avenue – St Helena Festival of Lights 2014

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'

By |2018-01-04T02:03:15+00:00December 29th, 2014|Culture, St Helena|4 Comments
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