August 2015

Liz Gill Jacob's Ladder

27 Aug Climbing Jacob’s Ladder

Thanks to travel journalist, Liz Gill, who visited St Helena in March for the Mail Online and shared this insight from her visit with us: A visit to St Helena is full of extraordinary experiences – and I didn’t have to wait long for my first...

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Boer prisoners on St Helena

20 Aug Remembering the Boer Prisoners

Our thanks go to Barbara B George, who has shared the following from her booklet “Boer Prisoners on St Helena”: St Helena was the first overseas destination for the prisoners from the Boer War. The first group of prisoners arrived on the island on board the MILWAUKEE...

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Green Wagon poly tunnels

06 Aug Starting a business on St Helena

This week we turn the spotlight on two fledgling businesses on St Helena, agricultural start-up Green Wagon and hairdressing salon, Beauty Spot. Ever wondered where fresh, tasty courgettes come from on St Helena? Owned, operated and managed by Joan Peters and Steve Evans, Green Wagon at...

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