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Boeing 757-200 Lands on St Helena, Largest Aircraft To Date

A Boeing 757-200 Lands on St Helena making it the largest aircraft at HLE to date. The 757-200 is 47.3m in length, much longer than our usual Embraer E190 at 36.24m. The 51 passengers on this repatriation charter flight all began quarantine at Bradley’s.

By |2020-08-02T22:35:26+00:00July 31st, 2020|St Helena|35 Comments

Titan Airways Airbus A318 Delivers Covid 19 Test Kits To St Helena Island

A Titan Airways, Airbus A318 is landing on St Helena today, bringing long-awaited Coronavirus test kits and other medical supplies, plus approximately 10 passengers. St Helena’s regular air service, provided by SA Airlink, is currently suspended while South Africa is in lockdown because of

By |2020-04-21T09:12:57+00:00April 20th, 2020|St Helena|16 Comments

St Helena Covid-19 Diary – Saints In Isolation Again

St Helena is possibly still Covid-19 free at the time of writing this on 28 March, 2020, but it seems unlikely to remain that way much longer. Last night it was announced that one of the 37 passengers who arrived on the last flight

By |2020-04-21T22:47:31+00:00March 29th, 2020|Amazing People, St Helena|37 Comments

St Pauls Cathedral Of St Helena – By Royal Appointment

Inside The Upside Down Noah’s Ark | Sharon Henry Any Anglican priest serving at St Pauls Cathedral of St Helena is working at one of the most remote island churches in the world. Middle of the South Atlantic is pretty remote. Famous churches have

By |2018-11-01T04:32:29+00:00September 13th, 2018|Culture, Lifestyle, St Helena|10 Comments

New St Helena Care Home The CCC Is 10 Years Old

A Home Fit For A Princess | Darrin Henry Ten years ago today a new elderly care home on St Helena, ‘Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal Community Care Centre,’ at Ladder Hill was opened. The oldest living person on St Helena, Mrs Hilda Clingham (98)

By |2018-09-06T04:16:22+00:00September 6th, 2018|Lifestyle, St Helena|2 Comments

Strobist Landscape Photography – St Helena at Night

AN AFTER DARK FANTASY ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Capturing pictures of St Helena that are a little bit different is not always easy, but with strobist landscape photography I think we might have something new. For WTSDN, anyway. Once again Sharon and

By |2019-04-07T00:52:00+00:00August 9th, 2018|Photography Mission, St Helena|30 Comments

St Helena Churches – St Matthew’s, The Old & The New

Touring the Country Church At Hutt’s Gate | Sharon Henry My earliest memory of St Matthew’s church is feeling like a princess at a family wedding. I was wearing a new dress, blue chiffon with tiny white flowers. The sprinkling of rice confetti at the

By |2018-10-16T04:21:37+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Culture, St Helena|21 Comments

Highest Point On St Helena – Guide To Hiking The Three Little Peaks

DIANA’S PEAK POST BOX WALK | Darrin Henry Diana’s Peak, the endemic rich pinnacle of St Helena at 823m is THE post box walk to go on the top of anyone’s island activity sheet. Stunning 360 degree panoramic views, an easy to moderate level

By |2019-02-27T05:20:54+00:00July 27th, 2018|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|6 Comments

Conservation on St Helena – Saving The Precious Endemics

A SURVIVAL BATTLE WE DON’T DARE LOSE | Darrin Henry The formal roots of Conservation on St Helena were established 38 years ago following the dramatic recovery of the St Helena ebony, previously thought to be extinct. The late George Benjamin, now an icon

By |2018-07-29T01:49:20+00:00July 20th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena|10 Comments

Churches of St Helena Island – St James Church

The Oldest Existing Anglican Church in the Southern Hemisphere | Sharon Henry The churches of St Helena reveal a fascinating insight to the island’s short history. Considering how much we enjoy visiting churches abroad, we’ve decided it’s time to pay closer attention to what

By |2018-10-16T04:18:36+00:00July 13th, 2018|Lifestyle, St Helena|16 Comments
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